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April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — King Edward Point, South Georgia/Sandwich Is. (Grytviken)

Max view in King Edward Point
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 5:46 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


King Edward Point: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 2:53 AM

Maximum: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 5:46 AM

Ended: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 8:37 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes

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April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — King Edward Point

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in King Edward Point. 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 partialMaxMoonset
3:58 AM Apr 155:46 AM Apr 157:23 AM Apr 15
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Local times for eclipse in King Edward Point on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EventTime in King Edward PointDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 2:53 AM311°Northwest35.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 3:58 AM295°West-northwest27.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 5:06 AM280°West18.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 5:45 AM272°West13.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 6:24 AM264°West7.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
MoonsetApr 15 at 7:23 AM253°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 7:33 AM251°West-southwest1.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 8:37 AM238°West-southwest9.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for King Edward Point (GST – South Georgia Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in King Edward Point

Eclipse Visibility from King Edward PointVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarPenumbral
Total
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
Total
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
Partial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2013Apr 25LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
Annular
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
Partial
2018Feb 15SolarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
Partial
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