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Flag for Bulgaria August 8, 1998 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Sofia, Bulgaria

Max view in Sofia
Saturday, August 8, 1998 at 5:25 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Sofia: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Aug 8, 1998 at 4:36 AM

Maximum: Sat, Aug 8, 1998 at 5:25 AM

Ended: Sat, Aug 8, 1998 at 6:13 AM


Duration: 1 hour, 36 minutes

Location

August 8, 1998 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Sofia

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
4:36 AM Aug 85:25 AM Aug 86:13 AM Aug 8
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Local times for eclipse in Sofia on Saturday, August 8, 1998

EventTime in SofiaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 4:36 AM228°Southwest17.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseAug 8 at 5:25 AM237°West-southwest10.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 8 at 6:13 AM246°West-southwest3.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Times are local for Sofia (EEST – Eastern European Summer Time).

Eclipses visible in Sofia

Eclipse Visibility from SofiaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1990Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarTotal
Total
1991Jan 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1991Jun 27LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1991Jul 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1992Jun 15LunarPenumbral
Partial
1992Dec 9 / Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
1993Nov 29LunarPartial
Total
1994May 25LunarPartial
Partial
1994Nov 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1995Oct 8LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1996Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
1996Sep 27LunarTotal
Total
1996Oct 12SolarPartial
Partial
1997Mar 24LunarPartial
Partial
1997Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarTotal
Total
1998Mar 13LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1998Aug 8LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1999Aug 11SolarPartial
Total
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