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Eclipse visible in Atlanta – October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Atlanta.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Atlanta on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in AtlantaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 4:17 AM246°West-southwest39.2° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 5:18 AM257°West-southwest27.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 6:27 AM268°West14.0° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 6:55 AM271°West8.5° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 7:22 AM275°West3.1° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
MoonsetOct 8 at 7:40 AM277°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 8:32 AM285°West-northwest10.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 9:32 AM294°West-northwest21.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Atlanta (EDT - Eastern Daylight Time).

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Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 20, 2012SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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Apr 4, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 27 / Sep 28, 2015LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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Feb 10, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Jan 31, 2018LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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