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Flag for Brazil February 20, 2008 — Total Lunar Eclipse — São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

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Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 12:26 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

São Paulo: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 9:36 PM

Maximum: Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 12:26 AM

Ended: Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 3:15 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 39 minutes


February 20, 2008 – February 21, 2008 — Total Lunar Eclipse — São Paulo

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in São Paulo. 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
10:43 PM Feb 2012:26 AM Feb 212:08 AM Feb 21
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Local times for eclipse in São Paulo on Thursday, February 21, 2008

EventTime in São PauloDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 9:36:36 PM52°Northeast37.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 10:43:19 PM36°Northeast48.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsFeb 21 at 12:01:10 AMNorth55.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseFeb 21 at 12:26:07 AM357°North55.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 12:50:54 AM347°North-northwest54.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 2:08:45 AM319°Northwest46.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 3:15:36 AM304°West-northwest35.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for São Paulo (BRT – Brasília Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in São Paulo

Eclipse Visibility From São PauloVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jun 21SolarPartial
2002Jun 24LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4LunarTotal
2004Jun 8VenusTransit
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
2006Sep 22SolarPartial
2006Nov 8MercuryTransit
2007Mar 3LunarTotal
2007Aug 28LunarPartial
2007Sep 11SolarPartial
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 16LunarPartial
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
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