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Total Lunar Eclipse of Oct. 8, 2014: Sky Maps and Guides

Total Eclipse of the Moon, Oct. 8, 2014

Sky & Telescope

The moon will pass completely through Earth's shadow on Oct. 8, 2014 in a total lunar eclipse and will be visible from much of North America and parts of Australia and the western Pacific Ocean. See how to observe the total lunar eclipse with this Space.com gallery. HERE: This diagram shows events of the total lunar eclipse on October 8, 2014, labeled in Universal Time. Here's how to see the Oct. 8 total lunar eclipse.

Where to See the October 2014 Lunar Eclipse

Sky & Telescope

This map shows October's lunar eclipse visibility. Here's how to see the Oct. 8 total lunar eclipse.

Oct. 8, 2014 Lunar Eclipse Diagram (Top)

F. Espenak, NASA’s GSFC

This diagram by NASA eclipse expert Fred Espenak shows the visibility area of the Oct. 8, 2014 total lunar eclipse. Here's how to see the Oct. 8 total lunar eclipse.

What Causes a "Blood Moon" Lunar Eclipse Tetrad? (Infographic)

By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist

The Oct. 8 lunar eclipse is the second total lunar eclipse in a so-called tetrad, a series of four consecutive total lunar eclipses. See how they work here. Here's how to see the Oct. 8 total lunar eclipse.

Oct. 8, 2014, Lunar Eclipse Visibility Map

NASA

A visibility map of the total lunar eclipse rising on Oct. 8, 2014. Here's how to see the Oct. 8 total lunar eclipse.

October 2014 Total Lunar Eclipse Times

Joe Rao/Space.com

This chart lists the times of visiblity for the October 2014 total lunar eclipse on Oct. 7-8, as well as similar when to look before dawn on Sept. 11, 2014 to practice observing the moon. Here's how to see the Oct. 8 total lunar eclipse.

End-Stages of Total Lunar Eclipse

Space.com/Joe Rao

This chart shows the times of the end-stages of a total lunar eclipse taking place on Oct. 8, 2014. Here's how to see the Oct. 8 total lunar eclipse.

Total Eclipse of the Moon (Infographic)

Karl Tate, SPACE.com Contributor

What makes the moon turn dark and red? Find out in the full SPACE.com infographic here. Here's how to see the Oct. 8 total lunar eclipse.

Oct. 8, 2014 Lunar Eclipse Sky Map for New York City

Slooh Community Observatory

This sky map shows the position of the moon when it is eclipsed on Oct. 8, 2014, for viewers in New York City. Here's how to see the Oct. 8 total lunar eclipse.

Full Moon, October 2014

Starry Night software

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 5:51 a.m. EDT. Moon following the Harvest Moon; it is also sometimes known as the “Blood Moon” or “Sanguine Moon.” It rises around sunset and sets around sunrise; this is the only night in the month when the moon is in the sky all night long. The rest of the month, the moon spends at least some time in the daytime sky. Here's how to see the Oct. 8 total lunar eclipse.

Oct. 8, 2014 Lunar Eclipse Sky Map for Los Angeles

Slooh Community Observatory

This sky map shows the position of the moon when it is eclipsed on Oct. 8, 2014, for viewers in Los Angeles. Here's how to see the Oct. 8 total lunar eclipse.

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