Home > Sun & Moon > Eclipses > Sioux Falls, South Dakota, U.S.A.

Flag for U.S.A. October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Sioux Falls, South Dakota, U.S.A.

Max view in Sioux Falls
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 5:54 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Sioux Falls: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 3:15 AM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 5:54 AM

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


Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes

Location

October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Sioux Falls

You are using an outdated browser, to view the animation please update or switch to a modern browser. Alternatively you can view the old animation by clicking here.

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Sioux Falls. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Add Eclipse to Calendar

Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
4:14 AM Oct 85:54 AM Oct 87:34 AM Oct 8
Expand for more details on eclipse events and times

Local times for eclipse in Sioux Falls on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in Sioux FallsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 3:15 AM226°Southwest42.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 4:14 AM241°West-southwest34.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 5:25 AM255°West-southwest22.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 5:54 AM261°West17.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 6:23 AM266°West12.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 8 at 7:34 AM278°West0.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetOct 8 at 7:40 AM279°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 8 at 8:33 AM288°West-northwest9.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Sioux Falls (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Sioux Falls

Eclipse Visibility from Sioux FallsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10LunarPartial
Total
2012May 20SolarPartial
Annular
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013May 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
Partial
2015Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
Total
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
Total
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Sioux Falls, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100