Total lunar eclipse

2014 Apr 15

The Moon will be eclipsed by the Earth’s shadow. Maximum eclipse will occur at 07h46 UTC; the total phase of the eclipse will last for 77 minutes, from 07h07 to 08h24 UTC; the partial phase will last for 214 minutes, from 05h59 to 09h33 UTC.

On this occasion the Moon will lie at a declination of -09°58′ in the constellation Virgo. The eclipse will be best seen from North America, where the eclipse will take place in the early hours of the morning. Unfortunately, the eclipse will not be visible at all from Europe.

This eclipse is a member of Saros series 122.