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

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 8:54 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Port Moresby: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 6:15 PM

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

Ended: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 11:33 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Moresby

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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
7:14 PM Oct 88:54 PM Oct 810:34 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 6:15:35 PM83°East3.9°
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 7:14:50 PM80°East17.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 8:25:11 PM76°East-northeast34.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 8:54:38 PM73°East-northeast40.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 9:24:00 PM69°East-northeast47.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 10:34:21 PM54°Northeast62.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 11:33:42 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
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
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