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Flag for Canada February 20, 2008 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Blanc-Sablon, Quebec, Canada

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Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at 11:26 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Blanc-Sablon: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 8:36 PM

Maximum: Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 11:26 PM

Ended: Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 2:15 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 39 minutes


February 20, 2008 – February 21, 2008 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Blanc-Sablon

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Blanc-Sablon. 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
9:43 PM Feb 2011:26 PM Feb 201:08 AM Feb 21
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Local times for eclipse in Blanc-Sablon on Wednesday, February 20, 2008

EventTime in Blanc-SablonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 8:36:36 PM116°East-southeast32.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 9:43:19 PM134°Southeast40.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 11:01:10 PM158°South-southeast46.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseFeb 20 at 11:26:07 PM167°South-southeast47.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsFeb 20 at 11:50:54 PM176°South48.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 1:08:45 AM203°South-southwest46.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 2:15:36 AM224°Southwest40.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Blanc-Sablon (AST – Atlantic Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Blanc-Sablon

Eclipse Visibility from Blanc-SablonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2000Dec 25SolarPartial
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
2007Mar 3LunarTotal
2007Aug 28LunarPenumbral
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 16LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Blanc-Sablon, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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