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Flag for Tokelau October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Fakaofo, Tokelau, Tokelau

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 11:54 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Fakaofo: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 9:15 PM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 11:54 PM

Ended: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 2:33 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


October 8, 2014 – October 9, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Fakaofo

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Fakaofo. 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
10:14 PM Oct 811:54 PM Oct 81:34 AM Oct 9
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Local times for eclipse in Fakaofo on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in FakaofoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 9:15:35 PM72°East-northeast44.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 10:14:50 PM63°East-northeast57.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 11:25:11 PM37°Northeast70.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 11:54:38 PM16°North-northeast73.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 9 at 12:24:00 AM350°North73.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 9 at 1:34:21 AM308°Northwest64.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 9 at 2:33:42 AM294°West-northwest51.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Fakaofo (TKT – Tokelau Time).

Eclipses visible in Fakaofo

Eclipse Visibility from FakaofoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarPenumbral
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarPenumbral
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Fakaofo, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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