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Flag for Indonesia October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, Indonesia

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 6:54 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Balikpapan: Total Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 6:54 PM

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

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Balikpapan

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Balikpapan. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
5:59 PM Oct 86:54 PM Oct 88:34 PM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Balikpapan on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in BalikpapanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 4:15:35 PM84°East25.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 5:14:50 PM84°East11.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 8 at 5:59:59 PM84°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 6:25:11 PM84°East5.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 6:54:38 PM83°East12.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 7:24:00 PM83°East19.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 8:34:21 PM81°East36.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 9:33:42 PM78°East-northeast50.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Balikpapan (WITA – Central Indonesian Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Balikpapan

Eclipse Visibility from BalikpapanVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012May 21SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Balikpapan, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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