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Eclipse visible in Kagoshima – April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Kagoshima, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse.

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Kagoshima on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in KagoshimaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 1:55 PM54°Northeast57.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 2:59 PM70°East-northeast46.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 4:08 PM82°East32.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 4:46 PM87°East25.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 5:23 PM92°East17.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 6:32 PM100°East2.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 15 at 6:48 PM102°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in KagoshimaApr 15 at 6:59 PM104°East-southeast2.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Kagoshima would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 7:36 PM109°East-southeast9.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.

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

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

Times are local for Kagoshima (JST - Japan Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Kagoshima

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in KagoshimaLooks like in KagoshimaPath of the eclipse
Feb 9 / Feb 10, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 22, 2009SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 1, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 15, 2010SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10 / Dec 11, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 21, 2012SolarAnnularAnnularEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28 / Nov 29, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 26, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 4, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 9, 2016SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 17, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 8, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31 / Feb 1, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 28, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 6, 2019SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 17, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 26, 2019SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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