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Eclipse visible in Kinshasa – Feb 21, 2008 Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Kinshasa.

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

More about the Feb 21, 2008 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Kinshasa on Thursday, February 21, 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 KinshasaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 21 at 1:38 AM304°Northwest61.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 21 at 2:44 AM292°West-northwest47.4° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsFeb 21 at 4:03 AM285°West-northwest29.2° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseFeb 21 at 4:26 AM284°West-northwest23.9° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 4:49 AM283°West-northwest18.5° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 6:07 AM280°West0.3° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon near horizon, must have completely free sight or higher up than the surroundings.
MoonsetFeb 21 at 6:09 AM280°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 7:14 AM279°West16.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Kinshasa (WAT - West Africa Time).

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Kinshasa
Looks like in
Kinshasa
Path of the eclipse
May 16, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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May 4 / May 5, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 3, 2005SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14 / Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 29, 2006SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 22, 2006SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16 / Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 6, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31, 2009LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 15, 2010SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 15, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 25, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 18 / Oct 19, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 3, 2013SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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