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Flag for U.S.A. April 14, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A.

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Monday, April 14, 2014 at 11:45 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Anchorage: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 8:53 PM

Maximum: Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 11:45 PM

Ended: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 2:37 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes


April 14, 2014 – April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Anchorage

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Anchorage. 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
9:58 PM Apr 1411:45 PM Apr 141:33 AM Apr 15
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Local times for eclipse in Anchorage on Monday, April 14, 2014

EventTime in AnchorageDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 14 at 8:53:39 PM108°East-southeast1.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 14 at 9:09:35 PM111°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 14 at 9:58:21 PM122°East-southeast4.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 14 at 11:06:48 PM137°Southeast10.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 14 at 11:45:40 PM146°Southeast13.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 12:24:35 AM155°South-southeast15.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 1:33:04 AM172°South17.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 2:37:36 AM188°South17.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Anchorage (AKDT – Alaska Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Anchorage

Eclipse Visibility from AnchorageVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2015Sep 27LunarPartial
2016Mar 8SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
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