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Flag for Guadeloupe October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe

Max view in Basse-Terre
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 5:55 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Basse-Terre: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 4:15 AM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 5:55 AM

Ended: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 9:33 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes

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October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Basse-Terre

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Basse-Terre, 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
5:14 AM Oct 85:55 AM Oct 85:57 AM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Basse-Terre on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in Basse-TerreDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 4:15 AM269°West23.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 5:14 AM273°West9.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Basse-TerreOct 8 at 5:55 AM276°West0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Basse-Terre 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 for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetOct 8 at 5:57 AM276°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 6:25 AM278°West7.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 6:54 AM280°West13.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 7:23 AM283°West-northwest20.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 8:34 AM290°West-northwest35.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 9:33 AM299°West-northwest47.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Basse-Terre (AST – Atlantic Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Basse-Terre

Eclipse Visibility from Basse-TerreVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
Total
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Basse-Terre, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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