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Flag for Czech Republic August 16, 2008 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Prague, Czech Republic

Max view in Prague
Saturday, August 16, 2008 at 11:10 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Prague: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 8:24 PM

Maximum: Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 11:10 PM

Ended: Sun, Aug 17, 2008 at 1:55 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 31 minutes

Location

August 16, 2008 – August 17, 2008 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Prague

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Prague. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event.

More about the August 16, 2008 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
9:36 PM Aug 1611:10 PM Aug 1612:44 AM Aug 17
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Local times for eclipse in Prague on Saturday, August 16, 2008

EventTime in PragueDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 16 at 8:24 PM115°East-southeast2.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 16 at 9:36 PM129°Southeast11.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 16 at 11:10 PM150°South-southeast21.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 17 at 12:44 AM174°South26.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 17 at 1:55 AM193°South-southwest26.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Prague (CEST – Central European Summer Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Prague

Eclipse Visibility from PragueVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
Total
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 16LunarPartial
Total
2003May 31SolarPartial
Annular
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
Total
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
Total
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Partial
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