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Eclipse visible in Kabul – October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Kabul, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse.

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Kabul on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in KabulDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 12:47 PM27°North-northeast46.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 1:48 PM44°Northeast39.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 2:57 PM59°East-northeast28.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 3:25 PM64°East-northeast23.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 3:52 PM69°East-northeast18.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 5:02 PM79°East5.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 8 at 5:27 PM82°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in KabulOct 8 at 5:30 PM83°East0.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Kabul would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 6:02 PM87°East6.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Kabul.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Times are local for Kabul (AFT - Afghanistan Time).

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