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Flag for Morocco April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Marrakech, Morocco (Marrakesh)

Max view in Marrakech
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Marrakech: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 5:53 AM

Maximum: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Ended: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 11:37 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes

Location

April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Marrakech

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Marrakech, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
6:58 AM Apr 157:00 AM Apr 157:00 AM Apr 15
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Local times for eclipse in Marrakech on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EventTime in MarrakechDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 5:53 AM249°West-southwest12.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 6:58 AM258°West-southwest0.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
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-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Maximal Eclipse visible in MarrakechApr 15 at 7:00 AM258°West-southwest0.1°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Marrakech 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-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetApr 15 at 7:00 AM258°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 8:06 AM266°West14.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 8:45 AM271°West22.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 9:24 AM276°West30.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 10:33 AM287°West-northwest43.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 11:37 AM301°West-northwest55.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Marrakech (WEST – Western European Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Marrakech

Eclipse Visibility from MarrakechVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
Total
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
Partial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2013Apr 25LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
Total
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
Partial
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Marrakech, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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