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Flag for Antarctica April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — McMurdo, Antarctica (McMurdo Station, Ross Island)

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:45 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

McMurdo: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 4:53 PM

Maximum: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 7:45 PM

Ended: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 10:37 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes


April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — McMurdo

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in McMurdo. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
5:58 PM Apr 157:45 PM Apr 159:33 PM Apr 15
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Local times for eclipse in McMurdo on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EventTime in McMurdoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 4:53:39 PM120°East-southeast3.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 5:58:21 PM105°East-southeast6.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 7:06:48 PM89°East9.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 7:45:40 PM79°East11.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 8:24:35 PM70°East-northeast13.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 9:33:04 PM53°Northeast16.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 10:37:36 PM37°Northeast19.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for McMurdo (NZST – New Zealand Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in McMurdo

Eclipse Visibility from McMurdoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Feb 16SolarPartial
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
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