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Flag for Laos October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Vientiane, Laos

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 5:54 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Vientiane: Total Lunar Eclipse


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

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

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


Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes

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October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Vientiane

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Vientiane. 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
5:50 PM Oct 85:54 PM Oct 87:34 PM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Vientiane on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in VientianeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 3:15 PM70°East-northeast35.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 4:14 PM76°East-northeast22.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 5:25 PM82°East6.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 8 at 5:50 PM84°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 5:54 PM84°East0.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 6:23 PM86°East7.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 7:34 PM91°East23.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 8:33 PM95°East37.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Vientiane (ICT – Indochina Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Vientiane

Eclipse Visibility from VientianeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
Annular
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012May 21SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
Note: Click on the date link for details in Vientiane, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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