This simulation gives you a preview of where and when you can see the first total lunar eclipse of 2014. This eclipse is especially well placed for North and South America and will be an unforgettable sight. During the total phase the Moon will turn a coppery-red, so make plans for comfortable viewing and photography.

This video may be freely used for educational and non-commercial purposes. Websites or television broadcasts that wish to use this video for a story about the lunar eclipse may do so provided credit is given to "Video by Michael Zeiler, eclipse-maps.com". For other uses, email michael.zeiler (at) yahoo.com

For more maps and information on eclipses past, present, and future, visit eclipse-maps.com, follow @eclipsemaps on Twitter, and Like Eclipsemaps on Facebook.

For more information on this eclipse, visit mreclipse.com/LEdata/TLE2014Apr15/TLE2014Apr15.html

For an interactive Google map of this eclipse, visit xjubier.free.fr/en/site_pages/lunar_eclipses/xLE_GoogleMap3.php?Ecl=+20140415&Acc=2

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