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Flag for Brazil October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Max view in Florianópolis
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 5:39 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Florianópolis: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 5:15 AM

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

Ended: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 10:33 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Florianópolis

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Florianópolis, but it could be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:15 AM Oct 85:39 AM Oct 85:42 AM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Florianópolis on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in FlorianópolisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 5:15:35 AM280°West5.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in FlorianópolisOct 8 at 5:39:45 AM277°West0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Florianópolis 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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetOct 8 at 5:42:13 AM277°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 6:14:50 AM273°West7.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 7:25:11 AM266°West22.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 7:54:38 AM262°West28.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 8:24:00 AM258°West-southwest35.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 9:34:21 AM247°West-southwest49.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 10:33:42 AM231°Southwest60.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Florianópolis (BRT – Brasília Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Florianópolis

Eclipse Visibility from FlorianópolisVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25LunarPenumbral
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarPenumbral
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2018Feb 15SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Florianópolis, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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