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Flag for Taiwan October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Taichung, Taiwan

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 6:54 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Taichung: Total Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 6:54 PM

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

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Taichung

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Taichung. 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
5:32 PM Oct 86:54 PM Oct 88:34 PM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Taichung on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in TaichungDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 4:15:35 PM76°East-northeast17.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 5:14:50 PM82°East3.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 8 at 5:32:35 PM84°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 6:25:11 PM89°East11.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 6:54:38 PM91°East17.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 7:24:00 PM94°East24.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 8:34:21 PM102°East-southeast39.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 9:33:42 PM112°East-southeast52.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Taichung (CST – China Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Taichung

Eclipse Visibility from TaichungVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jan 15SolarPartial
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012May 21SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Taichung, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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