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Flag for Greenland October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Danmarkshavn, Greenland

Max view in Danmarkshavn
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 8:23 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Danmarkshavn: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 8:23 AM

Ended: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 1:33 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes

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October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Danmarkshavn

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Danmarkshavn, 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

StartMaxMoonset
8:15 AM Oct 88:23 AM Oct 88:32 AM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Danmarkshavn on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in DanmarkshavnDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 8:15 AM291°West-northwest0.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
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.
Maximal Eclipse visible in DanmarkshavnOct 8 at 8:23 AM293°West-northwest0.3°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Danmarkshavn 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 8:32 AM295°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 9:14 AM305°Northwest1.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 10:25 AM321°Northwest5.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 10:54 AM328°North-northwest5.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 11:23 AM335°North-northwest6.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 12:34 PM352°North7.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 1:33 PMNorth7.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Danmarkshavn (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Danmarkshavn

Eclipse Visibility from DanmarkshavnVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
2012May 20 / May 21SolarPartial
Annular
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18 / Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Oct 8LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
Total
2015Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10 / Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
Partial
2019Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Danmarkshavn, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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