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Flag for Kazakhstan October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Astana, Kazakhstan (Aqmola)

Max view in Astana
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 6:38 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Astana: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 6:38 PM

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


Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes

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October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Astana

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Astana, but it could be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd
6:33 PM Oct 86:38 PM Oct 87:33 PM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Astana on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in AstanaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 2:15 PM24°North-northeast31.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 3:14 PM39°Northeast26.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 4:25 PM55°Northeast18.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 4:54 PM61°East-northeast14.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 5:23 PM67°East-northeast10.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 8 at 6:33 PM80°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 6:34 PM80°East0.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
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.
Maximal Eclipse visible in AstanaOct 8 at 6:38 PM81°East0.6°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Astana 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.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 7:33 PM91°East8.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Times are local for Astana (ALMT – Alma-Ata Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Astana

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

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