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Flag for U.S.A. April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.A.

Max view in Raleigh
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 3:45 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Raleigh: Total Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 3:45 AM

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

Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes


April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Raleigh

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Raleigh. 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 153:45 AM Apr 155:33 AM Apr 15
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Local times for eclipse in Raleigh on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EventTime in RaleighDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 12:53:39 AM175°South43.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 1:58:21 AM196°South-southwest42.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 3:06:48 AM216°Southwest36.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 3:45:40 AM225°Southwest31.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 4:24:35 AM234°Southwest25.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 5:33:04 AM246°West-southwest13.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 6:37:36 AM255°West-southwest1.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Raleigh (EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Raleigh

Eclipse Visibility from RaleighVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarPenumbral
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
2013May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
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