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Flag for Canada April 14, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Aklavik, Northwest Territories, Canada

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 1:45 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Aklavik: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 10:53 PM

Maximum: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 1:45 AM

Ended: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 4:37 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes


April 14, 2014 – April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Aklavik

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Aklavik. 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
11:58 PM Apr 141:45 AM Apr 153:33 AM Apr 15
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Local times for eclipse in Aklavik on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EventTime in AklavikDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 14 at 10:53:39 PM121°East-southeast1.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 14 at 11:58:21 PM136°Southeast5.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 1:06:48 AM152°South-southeast8.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 1:45:40 AM161°South-southeast9.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 2:24:35 AM171°South10.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 3:33:04 AM187°South10.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 4:37:36 AM203°South-southwest8.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.
Times are local for Aklavik (MDT – Mountain Daylight Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Aklavik

Eclipse Visibility from AklavikVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
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