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Flag for Australia October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 9:25 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Adelaide: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 6:45 PM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 9:25 PM

Ended: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 12:03 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


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

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Adelaide. 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
7:44 PM Oct 89:25 PM Oct 811:04 PM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Adelaide on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in AdelaideDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 6:45 PM87°East6.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 8 at 7:15 PM82°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 7:44 PM78°East-northeast5.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 8:55 PM67°East-northeast18.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 9:24 PM62°East-northeast23.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 9:53 PM57°East-northeast28.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 11:04 PM40°Northeast38.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 9 at 12:03 AM23°North-northeast45.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Adelaide (ACDT – Australian Central Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Adelaide

Eclipse Visibility from AdelaideVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarPenumbral
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarPartial
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 13SolarPartial
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Adelaide, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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