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Flag for New Zealand April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Taupo, New Zealand (Taupō-nui-a-Tia)

Max view in Taupo
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:45 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Taupo: Total Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 7:45 PM

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


Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes

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April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Taupo

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Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Taupo. 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
5:58 PM Apr 157:45 PM Apr 159:33 PM Apr 15
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Local times for eclipse in Taupo on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EventTime in TaupoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 4:53 PM110°East-southeast9.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 15 at 5:41 PM102°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 5:58 PM100°East2.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 7:06 PM90°East15.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 7:45 PM84°East23.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 8:24 PM77°East-northeast30.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 9:33 PM64°East-northeast42.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 10:37 PM46°Northeast53.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Taupo (NZST – New Zealand Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Taupo

Eclipse Visibility from TaupoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21 / Dec 22LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Taupo, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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