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Flag for Cabo Verde April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mindelo, Cabo Verde (Mindel’)

Max view in Mindelo
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 6:22 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Mindelo: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 3:53 AM

Maximum: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 6:22 AM

Ended: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 9:37 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes

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April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mindelo

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Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Mindelo. 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
4:58 AM Apr 156:22 AM Apr 156:25 AM Apr 15
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Local times for eclipse in Mindelo on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EventTime in MindeloDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 3:53 AM245°West-southwest33.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 4:58 AM253°West-southwest19.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 6:06 AM258°West-southwest3.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in MindeloApr 15 at 6:22 AM259°West0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Mindelo would be around this time.
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 6:25 AM259°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 6:45 AM261°West5.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 7:24 AM263°West14.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 8:33 AM267°West29.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 9:37 AM272°West44.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Mindelo (CVT – Cape Verde Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Mindelo

Eclipse Visibility from MindeloVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
Total
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
Annular
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Mindelo, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100