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Flag for Kiribati October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Tarawa, Kiribati

Max view in Tarawa
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 10:55 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Tarawa: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 8:17 PM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 10:55 PM

Ended: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 1:32 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 16 minutes

Location

October 8, 2014 – October 9, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Tarawa

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Tarawa. 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 partialMaxEnd of partial
9:18 PM Oct 810:55 PM Oct 812:32 AM Oct 9
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Local times for eclipse in Tarawa on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in TarawaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 8:17 PM84°East31.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 9:18 PM83°East46.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 10:27 PM79°East62.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 10:55 PM75°East-northeast69.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 11:22 PM69°East-northeast75.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 9 at 12:32 AM325°Northwest83.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 9 at 1:32 AM287°West-northwest70.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Tarawa (GILT – Gilbert Island Time).

Eclipses visible in Tarawa

Eclipse Visibility from TarawaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 16LunarPenumbral
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013May 10SolarAnnular
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarPenumbral
Total
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
Total
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
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