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Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Roanoke, Virginia, U.S.A.

Next eclipse visible in Roanoke – Oct 8, 2014 Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Roanoke.

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

More about the Oct 8, 2014 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Roanoke 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 RoanokeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 4:17 AM248°West-southwest34.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 5:18 AM259°West-southwest23.4° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 6:27 AM269°West10.3° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 6:55 AM273°West5.1° 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 AM278°West0.2° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Moon near horizon, must have completely free sight or higher up than the surroundings.
MoonsetOct 8 at 7:24 AM278°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 8:32 AM288°West-northwest13.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 9:32 AM299°West-northwest23.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

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

Other eclipses visible in Roanoke

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Path of the eclipse
Oct 8, 2014LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 23, 2014SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 4, 2015LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 27 / Sep 28, 2015LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 2016LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 10, 2017LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 21, 2017SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 2018LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 20 / Jan 21, 2019LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4 / Jul 5, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 30, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 10, 2021SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 15 / May 16, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 14, 2023SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 2023LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 25, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 8, 2024SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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