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Flag for Venezuela April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Caracas, Venezuela

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 3:15 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Caracas: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 12:23 AM

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

Ended: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 6:07 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes


April 15, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Caracas

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Caracas. 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
1:28 AM Apr 153:15 AM Apr 155:03 AM Apr 15
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Local times for eclipse in Caracas on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

EventTime in CaracasDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 12:23:39 AM202°South-southwest68.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 1:28:21 AM230°Southwest58.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 2:36:48 AM244°West-southwest44.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 3:15:40 AM249°West-southwest35.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 3:54:35 AM253°West-southwest27.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 5:03:04 AM257°West-southwest11.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
MoonsetApr 15 at 5:53:09 AM259°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 6:07:36 AM260°West2.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Caracas (VET – Venezuelan Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Caracas

Eclipse Visibility From CaracasVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
2012Jun 5VenusTransit
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016May 9MercuryTransit
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
2019Nov 11MercuryTransit
Note: Click on the date link for details in Caracas, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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