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Flag for Canada October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kuujjuaq, Quebec, Canada (Fort Chimo)

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 6:53 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Kuujjuaq: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 4:17 AM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 6:53 AM

Ended: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 9:32 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 16 minutes


October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kuujjuaq

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Kuujjuaq. 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 partialMaxMoonset
5:18 AM Oct 86:53 AM Oct 86:57 AM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Kuujjuaq on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in KuujjuaqDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 4:17 AM248°West-southwest19.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 5:18 AM261°West11.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 6:27 AM275°West3.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 6:55 AM281°West0.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
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 6:57 AM281°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 7:22 AM287°West-northwest2.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 8:32 AM301°West-northwest11.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 9:32 AM315°Northwest17.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Kuujjuaq (EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Kuujjuaq

Eclipse Visibility from KuujjuaqVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPartial
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Kuujjuaq, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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