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Eclipse visible in El Aaiún – Apr 15, 2014 Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in El Aaiún, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

More about the Apr 15, 2014 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in El Aaiún on Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in El AaiúnDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsApr 15 at 5:55 AM248°West-southwest18.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsApr 15 at 6:59 AM256°West-southwest5.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in El AaiúnApr 15 at 7:21 AM258°West-southwest1.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in El Aaiún would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetApr 15 at 7:26 AM259°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 15 at 8:08 AM263°West9.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 15 at 8:46 AM267°West17.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 15 at 9:23 AM271°West25.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 15 at 10:32 AM279°West40.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 15 at 11:36 AM290°West-northwest53.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for El Aaiún (WST - Western Sahara Summer Time).

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
El Aaiún
Looks like in
El Aaiún
Path of the eclipse
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