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Flag for Dominican Republic October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Max view in Santo Domingo
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 6:21 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Santo Domingo: Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 6:21 AM

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

Duration: 5 hours, 16 minutes


October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Santo Domingo

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Santo Domingo, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered a large portion of the Moon, so this was still a nice sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:18 AM Oct 86:21 AM Oct 86:31 AM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Santo Domingo on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in Santo DomingoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 4:17 AM266°West30.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 5:18 AM271°West16.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Santo DomingoOct 8 at 6:21 AM276°West1.9°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Santo Domingo would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 6:27 AM276°West0.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
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 6:31 AM276°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 6:55 AM278°West5.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 7:22 AM281°West12.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 8:32 AM288°West-northwest27.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 9:32 AM296°West-northwest40.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Santo Domingo (AST – Atlantic Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Santo Domingo

Eclipse Visibility from Santo DomingoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarPenumbral
2018Jul 27LunarPenumbral
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 16LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Santo Domingo, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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