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Eclipse visible in Nukualofa – April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Nukualofa.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in NukualofaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 5:55 PM102°East-southeast6.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 15 at 6:21 PM100°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 6:59 PM97°East8.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial 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 8:08 PM92°East23.7° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 8:46 PM88°East32.3° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 9:23 PM85°East40.9° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 10:32 PM76°East-northeast56.4° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 11:36 PM60°East-northeast70.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Nukualofa (TOT - Tonga Time).

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Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in NukualofaLooks like in NukualofaPath of the eclipse
Feb 10, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Jul 22, 2009SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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Jul 12, 2010SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21 / Dec 22, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 11, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4 / Jun 5, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 14, 2012SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 29, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 10, 2013SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 15, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8 / Oct 9, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 4 / Apr 5, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23 / Mar 24, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 17, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 8, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31 / Feb 1, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 28, 2018LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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