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Flag for USA April 14, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — San Jose, California, USA

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 12:45 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

San Jose: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 9:53 PM

Maximum: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 12:45 AM

Ended: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 3:37 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes


April 14, 2014 – April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — San Jose

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in San Jose. 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
10:58 PM Apr 1412:45 AM Apr 152:33 AM Apr 15
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Local times for eclipse in San Jose on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EventTime in San JoseDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 14 at 9:53:39 PM127°Southeast24.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 14 at 10:58:21 PM142°Southeast33.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 12:06:48 AM161°South-southeast40.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 12:45:40 AM173°South41.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 1:24:35 AM185°South41.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 2:33:04 AM206°South-southwest37.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 3:37:36 AM223°Southwest30.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for San Jose (PDT – Pacific Daylight Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in San Jose

Eclipse Visibility From San JoseVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Jun 5VenusTransit
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
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