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Eclipse visible in Easter Island – February 20, 2008 – February 21, 2008 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Easter Island.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the February 21, 2008 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Easter Island on Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in Easter IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 7:38 PM85°East16.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 8:44 PM78°East-northeast1.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseFeb 20 at 8:50 PM78°East-northeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 10:03 PM69°East-northeast14.7° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseFeb 20 at 10:26 PM66°East-northeast19.3° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsFeb 20 at 10:49 PM63°East-northeast23.8° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 12:07 AM48°Northeast38.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 1:14 AM30°North-northeast47.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Easter Island (EASST - Easter Island Summer Time).

Other eclipses visible in Easter Island

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in Easter IslandLooks like in Easter IslandPath of the eclipse
May 15 / May 16, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 2003LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27 / Oct 28, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 8, 2005SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 2007LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20 / Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 5, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 11, 2010SolarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 13, 2012SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 18, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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