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Flag for Puerto Rico October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — San Juan, Puerto Rico

Max view in San Juan
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 6:12 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


San Juan: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 4:15 AM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 6:12 AM

Ended: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 9:33 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes

Location

October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — San Juan

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in San Juan, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered a large portion of the Moon, so this was still a nice sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:14 AM Oct 86:12 AM Oct 86:15 AM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in San Juan on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in San JuanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 4:15 AM267°West26.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 5:14 AM272°West13.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in San JuanOct 8 at 6:12 AM276°West0.5°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in San Juan 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 6:15 AM276°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 6:25 AM277°West1.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 6:54 AM280°West9.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 7:23 AM282°West-northwest15.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 8:34 AM290°West-northwest31.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 9:33 AM298°West-northwest43.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for San Juan (AST – Atlantic Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in San Juan

Eclipse Visibility from San JuanVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Nov 3SolarPartial
Total
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
Total
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in San Juan, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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