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Flag for Guadeloupe April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 3:45 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Basse-Terre: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 12:53 AM

Maximum: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 3:45 AM

Ended: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 6:37 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes


April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Basse-Terre

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Basse-Terre. 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
1:58 AM Apr 153:45 AM Apr 155:33 AM Apr 15
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Local times for eclipse in Basse-Terre on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EventTime in Basse-TerreDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 12:53:39 AM208°South-southwest60.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 1:58:21 AM230°Southwest51.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 3:06:48 AM243°West-southwest37.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 3:45:40 AM248°West-southwest29.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 4:24:35 AM252°West-southwest20.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 5:33:04 AM257°West-southwest5.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetApr 15 at 5:57:25 AM259°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 6:37:36 AM262°West9.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Basse-Terre (AST – Atlantic Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Basse-Terre

Eclipse Visibility From Basse-TerreVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
2012Jun 5VenusTransit
2013May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Note: Click on the date link for details in Basse-Terre, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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