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Flag for Tokelau April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Fakaofo, Tokelau, Tokelau

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 8:45 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Fakaofo: Total Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 8:45 PM

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

Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes


April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Fakaofo

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Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Fakaofo. 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
6:58 PM Apr 158:45 PM Apr 1510:33 PM Apr 15
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Local times for eclipse in Fakaofo on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EventTime in FakaofoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 5:53:39 PM101°East5.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 15 at 6:14:47 PM100°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 6:58:21 PM98°East9.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 8:06:48 PM96°East26.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 8:45:40 PM96°East35.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 9:24:35 PM95°East44.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 10:33:04 PM94°East61.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 11:37:36 PM96°East76.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Fakaofo (TKT – Tokelau Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Fakaofo

Eclipse Visibility from FakaofoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarPenumbral
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarPenumbral
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Fakaofo, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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