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Flag for U.S.A. October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A.

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 4:54 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Salt Lake City: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 2:15 AM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 4:54 AM

Ended: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 7:33 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Salt Lake City

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Salt Lake City. 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
3:14 AM Oct 84:54 AM Oct 86:34 AM Oct 8
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Local times for eclipse in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in Salt Lake CityDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 2:15:35 AM208°South-southwest51.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 3:14:50 AM227°Southwest44.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 4:25:11 AM244°West-southwest34.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 4:54:38 AM250°West-southwest29.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 5:24:00 AM256°West-southwest24.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 6:34:21 AM268°West11.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 7:33:42 AM277°West1.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Salt Lake City (MDT – Mountain Daylight Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Salt Lake City

Eclipse Visibility from Salt Lake CityVisibility 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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