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Posted by: Sandy Steinman | April 12, 2014

Total Lunar Eclipse April 14-15

There will be a total eclipse of the moon April 14 to 15. EarthSky reports:

The April 2014 full moon will pass directly through Earth’s dark (umbral) shadow, to stage a total eclipse of the moon for nearly 1 and 1/3 hours, during the nighttime hours on April 14 or 15 (depending upon time zone). A partial umbral eclipse precedes totality by over an hour, and follows totality by over an hour, so the moon takes a little more than 3 and ½ hours to completely sweep through the Earth’s dark shadow.

Eclipse calculators give eclipse times for your time zone

via Total lunar eclipse for the Americas on night of April 14-15 | Tonight | EarthSky.

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