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Flag for Canada October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Resolute Bay, Nunavut, Canada

Max view in Resolute Bay
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 5:54 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Resolute Bay: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 3:15 AM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 5:54 AM

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

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Resolute Bay

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Resolute Bay. 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 partialMaxEnd of partial
4:14 AM Oct 85:54 AM Oct 87:34 AM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Resolute Bay on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in Resolute BayDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 3:15:35 AM216°Southwest17.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 4:14:50 AM230°Southwest15.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 5:25:11 AM247°West-southwest11.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 5:54:38 AM254°West-southwest9.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 6:24:00 AM261°West8.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 7:34:21 AM278°West4.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 8:33:42 AM291°West-northwest0.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
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.
Times are local for Resolute Bay (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Resolute Bay

Eclipse Visibility from Resolute BayVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Resolute Bay, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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