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Flag for Indonesia October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bengkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia

Max view in Bengkulu
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 6:03 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Bengkulu: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 3:15 PM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 6:03 PM

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

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bengkulu

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Bengkulu. 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
6:01 PM Oct 86:03 PM Oct 87:34 PM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Bengkulu on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in BengkuluDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 3:15:35 PM86°East40.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 4:14:50 PM85°East26.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 5:25:11 PM84°East9.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 5:54:38 PM84°East1.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 8 at 6:01:47 PM84°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in BengkuluOct 8 at 6:03:53 PM84°East0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Bengkulu 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.
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 6:24:00 PM83°East4.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 7:34:21 PM81°East21.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 8:33:42 PM79°East-northeast35.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Bengkulu (WIB – Western Indonesian Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Bengkulu

Eclipse Visibility from BengkuluVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Bengkulu, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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