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Flag for Australia October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Eucla, Western Australia, Australia

Max view in Eucla
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 7:40 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Eucla: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 5:02 PM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 7:40 PM

Ended: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 10:17 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 16 minutes


October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Eucla

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Eucla. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:09 PM Oct 87:40 PM Oct 89:17 PM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Eucla on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in EuclaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 5:02 PM91°East14.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 6:03 PM83°East1.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 8 at 6:09 PM83°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 7:12 PM74°East-northeast12.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 7:40 PM70°East-northeast17.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 8:07 PM66°East-northeast22.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 9:17 PM52°Northeast34.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 10:17 PM37°Northeast43.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Eucla (ACWST – Australian Central Western Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Eucla

Eclipse Visibility from EuclaVisibility 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 15LunarPartial
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Eucla, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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