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Flag for U.S.A. April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Max view in Pittsburgh
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 3:46 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Pittsburgh: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 12:53 AM

Maximum: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 3:46 AM

Ended: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 6:37 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes

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April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Pittsburgh

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Pittsburgh. 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
1:58 AM Apr 153:46 AM Apr 155:33 AM Apr 15
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Local times for eclipse in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EventTime in PittsburghDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 12:53 AM174°South39.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 1:58 AM194°South-southwest38.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 3:06 AM213°South-southwest32.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 3:45 AM222°Southwest28.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 4:24 AM231°Southwest23.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 5:33 AM244°West-southwest12.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 6:37 AM254°West-southwest1.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Pittsburgh (EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Pittsburgh

Eclipse Visibility from PittsburghVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarPenumbral
Total
2012May 20SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
Partial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
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