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Flag for U.S.A. October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Long Beach, California, U.S.A.

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

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Long Beach: 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 — Long Beach

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Long Beach. 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 Long Beach on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in Long BeachDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 1:15:35 AM201°South-southwest59.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 2:14:50 AM225°Southwest53.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 3:25:11 AM244°West-southwest42.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 3:54:38 AM250°West-southwest36.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 4:24:00 AM255°West-southwest31.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 5:34:21 AM266°West17.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 6:33:42 AM274°West5.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Times are local for Long Beach (PDT – Pacific Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Long Beach

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