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Reki Yoko Heisei 26 (2014)

February 1st, 2013, announced by NAOJ
Glossary:Solar Eclipse, Lunar Eclipse, Transit of Planet
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Eclipses         Heisei 26 (2014)

In this year, there are 2 Solar Eclipses and 2 Lunar Eclipses. Among those, 2 Lunar Eclipses are visible from Japan.

1. April 15th         Total Lunar Eclipse

In general, partial eclipse is visible from Kinki eastward, though the eclipse ends right after the Moon rises. Local circumstances are as follows.

PlaceMoonriseEclipse ends
Kyoto15th 18h30.0m358°0.05215th 18h33.4m357°
Tokyo15th 18h14.1m0.29815th 18h33.4m356°
Sendai15th 18h12.6m358°0.32115th 18h33.4m353°
Sapporo15th 18h17.0m352°0.25415th 18h33.4m348°

2. April 29th         Annular Solar Eclipse

This phenomenon is not visible from Japan.

3. October 8th         Total Lunar Eclipse

In general, total eclipse is visible from all over Japan. The Moon rises during partial eclipse at Ishigaki and westward. Local circumstances are as follows.

PlaceEclipse beginsTotal eclipse beginsGreatest eclipseTotal eclipse endsEclipse ends
Naha 8th 18h14.5m159° 8th 19h24.6m 11° 8th 19h54.6m227°1.171 8th 20h24.5m 83° 8th 21h34.7m290°
Fukuoka 8th 18h14.5m152° 8th 19h24.6m 8th 19h54.6m218°1.171 8th 20h24.5m 74° 8th 21h34.7m279°
Kyoto 8th 18h14.5m150° 8th 19h24.6m 8th 19h54.6m216°1.171 8th 20h24.5m 70° 8th 21h34.7m273°
Tokyo 8th 18h14.5m150° 8th 19h24.6m359° 8th 19h54.6m214°1.171 8th 20h24.5m 68° 8th 21h34.7m270°
Sendai 8th 18h14.5m147° 8th 19h24.6m356° 8th 19h54.6m211°1.171 8th 20h24.5m 65° 8th 21h34.7m266°
Sapporo 8th 18h14.5m142° 8th 19h24.6m351° 8th 19h54.6m205°1.171 8th 20h24.5m 59° 8th 21h34.7m260°

4. October 24th         Partial Solar Eclipse

This phenomenon is not visible from Japan.