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Flag for Australia October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cairns, Queensland, Australia

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 8:54 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Cairns: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 6:15 PM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 8:54 PM

Ended: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 11:33 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes

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October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cairns

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Cairns. 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
7:14 PM Oct 88:54 PM Oct 810:34 PM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Cairns on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in CairnsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 6:15 PM83°East1.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 7:14 PM78°East-northeast14.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 8:25 PM71°East-northeast30.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 8:54 PM68°East-northeast37.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 9:23 PM63°East-northeast43.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 10:34 PM46°Northeast56.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 11:33 PM21°North-northeast64.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Cairns (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Cairns

Eclipse Visibility from CairnsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarTotal
Total
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
Annular
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
Note: Click on the date link for details in Cairns, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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