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Americas to get glimpse of total lunar eclipse

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A total lunar eclipse, the first since December 2011, will take place Tuesday with the Americas best placed to get a glimpse.  

A lunar eclipse is seen from the San Gabriel Valley, east of downtown Los Angeles, on April 15, 2014

With a first phase -- known as a penumbral eclipse -- kicking off at 0453 GMT, the total lunar eclipse is due to start at 0706 GMT and last until 0824 GMT, the US space agency said.

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