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Flag for Brazil April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

Max view in Recife
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 4:45 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Recife: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 1:53 AM

Maximum: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 4:45 AM

Ended: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 7:37 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes


April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Recife

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Recife. 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 partialMaxMoonset
2:58 AM Apr 154:45 AM Apr 155:24 AM Apr 15
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Local times for eclipse in Recife on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EventTime in RecifeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 1:53:39 AM265°West49.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 2:58:21 AM264°West34.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 4:06:48 AM262°West18.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 4:45:40 AM261°West8.8°
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 5:24:35 AM260°West0.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetApr 15 at 5:24:55 AM260°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 6:33:04 AM257°West-southwest16.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 7:37:36 AM253°West-southwest31.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Recife (BRT – Brasília Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Recife

Eclipse Visibility from RecifeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
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