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Flag for Barbados August 16, 2008 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Bridgetown, Barbados

Max view in Bridgetown
Saturday, August 16, 2008 at 6:19 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Bridgetown: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 2:24 PM

Maximum: Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 6:19 PM

Ended: Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 7:55 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 31 minutes

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August 16, 2008 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Bridgetown

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Bridgetown. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:17 PM Aug 166:19 PM Aug 166:44 PM Aug 16
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Local times for eclipse in Bridgetown on Saturday, August 16, 2008

EventTime in BridgetownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 16 at 2:24 PM95°East54.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 16 at 3:36 PM97°East38.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 16 at 5:10 PM100°East16.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 16 at 6:17 PM103°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in BridgetownAug 16 at 6:19 PM103°East-southeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Bridgetown would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 16 at 6:44 PM105°East-southeast5.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 16 at 7:55 PM110°East-southeast21.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Bridgetown (AST – Atlantic Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Bridgetown

Eclipse Visibility from BridgetownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 9LunarPartial
Total
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
Annular
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
Total
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 8SolarPartial
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Sep 22SolarPartial
Annular
2007Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
2007Aug 28LunarPartial
Total
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 16LunarPartial
Partial
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Bridgetown, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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