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April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands

Max view in Saipan
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 6:33 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Saipan: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 2:53 PM

Maximum: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 6:33 PM

Ended: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 8:37 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes

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April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Saipan

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Saipan, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered a large portion of the Moon, so this was still a nice sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:31 PM Apr 156:33 PM Apr 157:33 PM Apr 15
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Local times for eclipse in Saipan on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EventTime in SaipanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 2:53 PM87°East50.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 3:58 PM91°East35.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 5:06 PM95°East19.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 5:45 PM98°East11.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 6:24 PM100°East1.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 15 at 6:31 PM101°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in SaipanApr 15 at 6:33 PM101°East0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Saipan would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 7:33 PM105°East-southeast13.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 8:37 PM111°East-southeast27.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Saipan (ChST – Chamorro Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Saipan

Eclipse Visibility from SaipanVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012May 21SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarPartial
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jul 17LunarPenumbral
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
Note: Click on the date link for details in Saipan, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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