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Eclipse visible in Halifax – Oct 8, 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.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Halifax, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the Oct 8, 2014 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Halifax 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 HalifaxDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 5:17 AM257°West-southwest20.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 6:18 AM267°West10.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in HalifaxOct 8 at 7:18 AM278°West0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Halifax would be around this time.
Moon near horizon, must have completely free sight or higher up than the surroundings.
MoonsetOct 8 at 7:21 AM278°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 7:27 AM279°West0.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 7:55 AM284°West-northwest6.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 8:22 AM289°West-northwest10.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 9:32 AM302°West-northwest21.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 10:32 AM316°Northwest29.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Halifax (ADT - Atlantic Daylight Time).

Other eclipses visible in Halifax

Dates
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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Halifax
Looks like in
Halifax
Path of the eclipse
Oct 8, 2014LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 4, 2015LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 27 / Sep 28, 2015LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 10, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 21, 2017SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 2018LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 20 / Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 2019LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 10, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 30, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 10, 2021SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 15 / May 16, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 14, 2023SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 2023LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 25, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 8, 2024SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 17 / Sep 18, 2024LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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