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Flag for Chile April 14, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Easter Island, Chile (Rapa Nui)

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 2:45 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Easter Island: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 11:53 PM

Maximum: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 2:45 AM

Ended: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 5:37 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes


April 14, 2014 – April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Easter Island

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Easter Island. 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
12:58 AM Apr 152:45 AM Apr 154:33 AM Apr 15
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Local times for eclipse in Easter Island on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EventTime in Easter IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 14 at 11:53:39 PM68°East-northeast52.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 12:58:21 AM49°Northeast64.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 2:06:48 AMNorth72.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 2:45:40 AM337°North-northwest71.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 3:24:35 AM314°Northwest66.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 4:33:04 AM292°West-northwest54.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 5:37:36 AM280°West40.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Easter Island (EASST – Easter Island Summer Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Easter Island

Eclipse Visibility From Easter IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarTotal
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarPenumbral
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Jun 5VenusTransit
2012Nov 13SolarPartial
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
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