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Flag for Peru October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Lima, Lima, Peru

Max view in Lima
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 5:45 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Lima: Total Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 5:45 AM

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

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Lima

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Lima. 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 partialMaxMoonset
4:14 AM Oct 85:45 AM Oct 85:47 AM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Lima on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in LimaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 3:15:35 AM286°West-northwest35.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 4:14:50 AM282°West-northwest21.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 5:25:11 AM278°West4.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in LimaOct 8 at 5:45:43 AM277°West0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Lima 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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetOct 8 at 5:47:53 AM277°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 5:54:38 AM276°West1.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 6:24:00 AM275°West9.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 7:34:21 AM272°West25.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 8:33:42 AM269°West39.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Lima (PET – Peru Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Lima

Eclipse Visibility from LimaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2018Jan 31LunarPenumbral
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
2019Jul 16LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Lima, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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