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Next eclipse visible in McMurdo – Oct 8 – Oct 9, 2014 Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in McMurdo.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the Oct 8, 2014 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in McMurdo 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 McMurdoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsOct 8 at 9:17 PM64°East-northeast0.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 8 at 9:38 PM59°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsOct 8 at 10:18 PM49°Northeast1.3° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 11:27 PM33°North-northeast3.2° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northeast.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 11:55 PM26°North-northeast3.8° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northeast.
Total Eclipse endsOct 9 at 12:22 AM19°North-northeast4.3° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northeast.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 9 at 1:32 AMNorth4.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 9 at 2:32 AM348°North-northwest4.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northwest.

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

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

Times are local for McMurdo (NZDT - New Zealand Daylight Time).

Other eclipses visible in McMurdo

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
McMurdo
Looks like in
McMurdo
Path of the eclipse
Oct 8 / Oct 9, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 4 / Apr 5, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23 / Mar 24, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 17, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 8, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31 / Feb 1, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 16, 2018SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 28, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 17, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 6, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 26 / May 27, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 4, 2021SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8 / Nov 9, 2022LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 6, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 25, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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