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Flag for Antarctica April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — South Pole, Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott station)

Max view in South Pole
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:45 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


South Pole: 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

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April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — South Pole

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in South Pole. 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 South Pole on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EventTime in South PoleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 4:53 PM270°West8.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 5:58 PM270°West8.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 7:06 PM270°West9.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 7:45 PM270°West9.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 8:24 PM270°West9.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 9:33 PM270°West9.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 10:37 PM270°West9.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for South Pole (NZST – New Zealand Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in South Pole

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