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Flag for Bangladesh October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Dhaka, Bangladesh (Dacca)

Max view in Dhaka
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 5:39 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Dhaka: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 2:15 PM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 5:39 PM

Ended: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 7:33 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes

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October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Dhaka

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Dhaka, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered a large portion of the Moon, so this was still a nice sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
5:37 PM Oct 85:39 PM Oct 86:34 PM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Dhaka on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in DhakaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 2:15 PM57°East-northeast42.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 3:14 PM67°East-northeast31.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 4:25 PM76°East-northeast16.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 4:54 PM79°East10.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 5:23 PM82°East2.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 8 at 5:37 PM83°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in DhakaOct 8 at 5:39 PM83°East0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Dhaka would be around this time.
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 endsOct 8 at 6:34 PM88°East12.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 7:33 PM94°East25.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Dhaka (BST – Bangladesh Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Dhaka

Eclipse Visibility from DhakaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
Total
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
Note: Click on the date link for details in Dhaka, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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