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Flag for Chile October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Punta Arenas, Chile

Max view in Punta Arenas
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 6:48 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Punta Arenas: Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 6:48 AM

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

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Punta Arenas

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Punta Arenas, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
6:14 AM Oct 86:48 AM Oct 86:52 AM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Punta Arenas on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in Punta ArenasDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 5:15:35 AM300°West-northwest12.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 6:14:50 AM288°West-northwest5.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Punta ArenasOct 8 at 6:48:31 AM282°West-northwest0.5°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Punta Arenas 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-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetOct 8 at 6:52:44 AM281°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 7:25:11 AM275°West5.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 7:54:38 AM269°West9.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 8:24:00 AM263°West13.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 9:34:21 AM249°West-southwest23.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 10:33:42 AM236°Southwest31.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Punta Arenas (CLST – Chile Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Punta Arenas

Eclipse Visibility from Punta ArenasVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 13SolarPartial
2013Apr 25LunarPenumbral
2013May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2018Feb 15SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Punta Arenas, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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