Total Lunar Eclipse – Apr 4, 2015

Total Lunar Eclipse!  While the total lunar eclipse phase of this eclipse will only be about 4½ minutes long, it will mark the third total lunar eclipse in a series of four total lunar eclipses visible in a two year period (a tetrad).  This eclipse can be seen from most of North America, South America, Asia, and Australia!  Details for Edmonton are as follows:

Partial Lunar Eclipse begins 4:15 a.m.
Total Lunar Eclipse begins 5:58 a.m.
Mid-eclipse 6:01 a.m.
Total Lunar Eclipse ends 6:02 a.m.
Moonset 6:56 a.m. (from Edmonton)
Partial Lunar Eclipse ends 7:44 a.m. (not visible from Edmonton)

The RASC Observatory at TELUS World of Science will be open in the morning to view the eclipse, weather permitting.

FREE. Outside Events Are Weather Permitting.