Home > Sun & Moon > Eclipses > Nouadhibou, Mauritania

Flag for Mauritania April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nouadhibou, Mauritania (Port-Étienne)

Max view in Nouadhibou
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 6:46 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Nouadhibou: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 4:53 AM

Maximum: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 6:46 AM

Ended: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 10:37 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes


April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nouadhibou

Live Eclipse Animation will start at:
Live Eclipse Animation has ended.
You are using an outdated browser, to view the animation please update or switch to a modern browser. Alternatively you can view the old animation by clicking here.

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Nouadhibou, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

More about the April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Add Eclipse to Calendar

Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:58 AM Apr 156:46 AM Apr 156:49 AM Apr 15
Expand for more details on eclipse events and times

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

EventTime in NouadhibouDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 4:53:39 AM248°West-southwest24.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 5:58:21 AM255°West-southwest10.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in NouadhibouApr 15 at 6:46:49 AM259°West0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Nouadhibou 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 6:49:04 AM259°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 7:06:48 AM261°West3.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 7:45:40 AM264°West13.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 8:24:35 AM267°West22.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 9:33:04 AM273°West37.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 10:37:36 AM279°West51.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Nouadhibou (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Nouadhibou

Eclipse Visibility from NouadhibouVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2013Apr 25LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Nouadhibou, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100