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Flag for Cook Islands October 7, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Rarotonga, Cook Islands

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 12:54 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Rarotonga: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 10:15 PM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 12:54 AM

Ended: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 3:33 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes

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October 7, 2014 – October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Rarotonga

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Rarotonga. 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
11:14 PM Oct 712:54 AM Oct 82:34 AM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Rarotonga on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in RarotongaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 7 at 10:15 PM52°Northeast48.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 7 at 11:14 PM33°North-northeast57.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 12:25 AMNorth62.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 12:54 AM345°North-northwest61.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 1:23 AM332°North-northwest58.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 2:34 AM309°Northwest48.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 3:33 AM297°West-northwest36.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Rarotonga (CKT – Cook Island Time).

Eclipses visible in Rarotonga

Eclipse Visibility from RarotongaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
Total
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 13SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
Annular
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPenumbral
Partial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
Total
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