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Flag for Kazakhstan October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Almaty, Kazakhstan (Alma-Ata)

Max view in Almaty
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 6:21 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Almaty: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 2:15 PM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 6:21 PM

Ended: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 7:33 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Almaty

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Almaty, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:18 PM Oct 86:21 PM Oct 86:34 PM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Almaty on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in AlmatyDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 2:15 PM32°North-northeast36.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 3:14 PM47°Northeast29.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 4:25 PM62°East-northeast19.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 4:54 PM67°East-northeast14.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 5:23 PM72°East-northeast10.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 8 at 6:18 PM81°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in AlmatyOct 8 at 6:21 PM82°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 Almaty 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.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 6:34 PM84°East2.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 7:33 PM94°East12.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Almaty (ALMT – Alma-Ata Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Almaty

Eclipse Visibility from AlmatyVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2011Jan 4SolarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 21SolarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
2015Mar 20SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarPenumbral
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2018Aug 11SolarPartial
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Almaty, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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