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Flag for Papua New Guinea October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Max view in Port Moresby
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 8:55 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Port Moresby: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 6:17 PM

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

Ended: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 11:32 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 16 minutes

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October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Moresby

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Port Moresby. 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
7:18 PM Oct 88:55 PM Oct 810:32 PM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Port Moresby on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in Port MoresbyDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 6:17 PM83°East4.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 7:18 PM80°East18.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 8:27 PM75°East-northeast34.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 8:55 PM73°East-northeast41.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 9:22 PM69°East-northeast47.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 10:32 PM55°Northeast62.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 11:32 PM25°North-northeast71.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Port Moresby (PGT – Papua New Guinea Time).

Eclipses visible in Port Moresby

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