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Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Next eclipse visible in Launceston – 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 Launceston.

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 Launceston 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 LauncestonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsOct 8 at 7:17 PM81°East0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial eclipse beginsOct 8 at 8:18 PM71°East-northeast10.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 9:27 PM58°East-northeast21.7° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 9:55 PM53°Northeast25.8° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 10:22 PM46°Northeast29.6° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 11:32 PM28°North-northeast37.1° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 9 at 12:32 AM10°North40.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Times are local for Launceston (AEDT - Australian Eastern Daylight Time).

Other eclipses visible in Launceston

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Launceston
Looks like in
Launceston
Path of the eclipse
Oct 8 / Oct 9, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 4 / Apr 5, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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Jan 31 / Feb 1, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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Jul 17, 2019LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 11, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Apr 20, 2023SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 6, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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