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Flag for Antarctica October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — McMurdo, Antarctica (McMurdo Station, Ross Island)

Max view in McMurdo
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 11:55 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


McMurdo: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 9:15 PM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 11:55 PM

Ended: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 2:33 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes

Location

October 8, 2014 – October 9, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — McMurdo

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in McMurdo. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
10:14 PM Oct 811:55 PM Oct 81:34 AM Oct 9
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Local times for eclipse in McMurdo on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in McMurdoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 9:15 PM64°East-northeast0.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 8 at 9:38 PM59°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 10:14 PM50°Northeast1.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 11:25 PM33°North-northeast3.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northeast.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 11:54 PM26°North-northeast3.8°
Moon 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 12:23 AM19°North-northeast4.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northeast.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 9 at 1:34 AMNorth4.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 9 at 2:33 AM348°North-northwest4.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northwest.
Times are local for McMurdo (NZDT – New Zealand Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in McMurdo

Eclipse Visibility from McMurdoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 11LunarPenumbral
Total
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Feb 16SolarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in McMurdo, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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