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Eclipse visible in Bamako – 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 Bamako, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

More about the April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Bamako 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 BamakoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 4:55 AM255°West-southwest18.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 5:59 AM259°West3.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in BamakoApr 15 at 6:15 AM260°West0.4° 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 Bamako 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 6:17 AM260°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 7:08 AM262°West12.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 7:46 AM264°West21.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 8:23 AM265°West30.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 9:32 AM268°West46.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 10:36 AM271°West61.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Bamako (GMT - Greenwich Mean Time).

Other eclipses visible in Bamako

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in BamakoLooks like in BamakoPath of the eclipse
Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 20, 2015SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 28, 2015LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 1, 2016SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 10 / Feb 11, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 26, 2017SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 7, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 27, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16 / Jul 17, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 10, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19, 2021LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 5, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 2023LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 25, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 18, 2024LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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