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Flag for Australia October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 9:54 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Launceston: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 7:15 PM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 9:54 PM

Ended: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 12:33 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes

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

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Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Launceston. 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
8:14 PM Oct 89:54 PM Oct 811:34 PM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Launceston on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in LauncestonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 7:15 PM82°East0.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 8 at 7:15 PM82°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 8:14 PM72°East-northeast9.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 9:25 PM59°East-northeast21.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 9:54 PM53°Northeast25.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 10:23 PM46°Northeast29.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 11:34 PM28°North-northeast37.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 9 at 12:33 AM10°North40.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Launceston (AEDT – Australian Eastern Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Launceston

Eclipse Visibility from LauncestonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
Annular
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 13SolarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Launceston, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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