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October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Amsterdam Island, French Southern Territories (Île Amsterdam)

Max view in Amsterdam Island
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 6:07 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Amsterdam Island: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 1:15 PM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 6:07 PM

Ended: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 6:33 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Amsterdam Island

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Amsterdam Island, but it could be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

6:03 PM Oct 86:07 PM Oct 86:33 PM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Amsterdam Island on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in Amsterdam IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 1:15 PM136°Southeast50.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 2:14 PM120°East-southeast42.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 3:25 PM106°East-southeast30.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 3:54 PM101°East24.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 4:23 PM96°East19.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 5:34 PM86°East6.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 8 at 6:03 PM81°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Amsterdam IslandOct 8 at 6:07 PM81°East0.6°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Amsterdam Island 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 East for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 6:33 PM77°East-northeast5.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Times are local for Amsterdam Island (TFT – French Southern and Antarctic Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Amsterdam Island

Eclipse Visibility from Amsterdam IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
2014Oct 8LunarPenumbral
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarPenumbral
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Amsterdam Island, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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