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Flag for Australia April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

Max view in Sunshine Coast
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 5:45 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Sunshine Coast: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 2:53 PM

Maximum: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 5:45 PM

Ended: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 8:37 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes


April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Sunshine Coast

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Sunshine Coast. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
5:26 PM Apr 155:45 PM Apr 157:33 PM Apr 15
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Local times for eclipse in Sunshine Coast on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EventTime in Sunshine CoastDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 2:53 PM121°East-southeast31.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 3:58 PM111°East-southeast19.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 5:06 PM103°East-southeast3.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 15 at 5:26 PM101°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 5:45 PM99°East3.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 6:24 PM95°East11.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 7:33 PM88°East26.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 8:37 PM80°East40.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Sunshine Coast (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Sunshine Coast.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Sunshine Coast

Eclipse Visibility from Sunshine CoastVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Sunshine Coast, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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