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Flag for Australia October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 9:54 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Sydney: 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


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

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Sydney. 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 Sydney on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in SydneyDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 7:15:35 PM80°East4.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 8:14:50 PM71°East-northeast15.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 9:25:11 PM59°East-northeast27.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 9:54:38 PM53°Northeast32.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 10:24:00 PM46°Northeast37.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 11:34:21 PM26°North-northeast45.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 9 at 12:33:42 AMNorth48.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Sydney (AEDT – Australian Eastern Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Sydney

Eclipse Visibility from SydneyVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
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