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Flag for Canada October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Pangnirtung, Nunavut Territory, Canada

Max view in Pangnirtung
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 6:55 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Pangnirtung: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 4:15 AM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 6:55 AM

Ended: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 9:33 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes

Location

October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Pangnirtung

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Pangnirtung. 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
5:14 AM Oct 86:55 AM Oct 87:02 AM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Pangnirtung on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in PangnirtungDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 4:15 AM247°West-southwest15.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 5:14 AM261°West9.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 6:25 AM276°West3.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 6:54 AM283°West-northwest0.6°
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-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetOct 8 at 7:02 AM285°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 7:23 AM289°West-northwest1.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 8:34 AM305°Northwest8.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 9:33 AM319°Northwest12.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Pangnirtung (EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Pangnirtung

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

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