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Flag for U.S.A. October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Flagstaff, Arizona, U.S.A.

Max view in Flagstaff
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 3:54 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Flagstaff: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 1:15 AM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 3:54 AM

Ended: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 6:33 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Flagstaff

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Flagstaff. 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
2:14 AM Oct 83:54 AM Oct 85:34 AM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Flagstaff on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in FlagstaffDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 1:15:35 AM212°South-southwest56.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 2:14:50 AM232°Southwest48.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 3:25:11 AM248°West-southwest36.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 3:54:38 AM254°West-southwest30.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 4:24:00 AM259°West-southwest25.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 5:34:21 AM269°West11.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 6:33:42 AM278°West0.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
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.
Times are local for Flagstaff (MST – Mountain Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Flagstaff

Eclipse Visibility from FlagstaffVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
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