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Flag for French Polynesia April 14, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Taiohae, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

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Monday, April 14, 2014 at 10:15 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Taiohae: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 7:23 PM

Maximum: Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 10:15 PM

Ended: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 1:07 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes


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

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Taiohae. 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
8:28 PM Apr 1410:15 PM Apr 1412:03 AM Apr 15
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Local times for eclipse in Taiohae on Monday, April 14, 2014

EventTime in TaiohaeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 14 at 7:23:39 PM96°East25.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 14 at 8:28:21 PM95°East41.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 14 at 9:36:48 PM94°East57.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 14 at 10:15:40 PM95°East66.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 14 at 10:54:35 PM96°East76.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 12:03:04 AM245°West-southwest86.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 1:07:36 AM264°West71.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Taiohae (MART – Marquesas Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Taiohae

Eclipse Visibility From TaiohaeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Jun 5VenusTransit
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarTotal
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
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