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Flag for Jamaica October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kingston, Jamaica

Max view in Kingston
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 5:54 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Kingston: Total Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 5:54 AM

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


Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes

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October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kingston

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Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Kingston. 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

Start of partialMaxMoonset
4:14 AM Oct 85:54 AM Oct 86:00 AM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Kingston on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in KingstonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 3:15 AM263°West37.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 4:14 AM268°West23.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 5:25 AM274°West7.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 5:54 AM276°West1.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetOct 8 at 6:00 AM277°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 6:23 AM278°West5.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 7:34 AM285°West-northwest21.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 8:33 AM291°West-northwest34.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Kingston (EST – Eastern Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Kingston

Eclipse Visibility from KingstonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarPenumbral
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Kingston, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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