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Eclipse visible in Papeete – Feb 20, 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.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Papeete, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

More about the Feb 21, 2008 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Papeete 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 PapeeteDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 2:38 PM94°East53.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 3:44 PM89°East37.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 5:03 PM85°East19.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseFeb 20 at 5:26 PM83°East14.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsFeb 20 at 5:49 PM82°East9.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseFeb 20 at 6:26 PM79°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in PapeeteFeb 20 at 6:29 PM79°East0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Papeete would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 20 at 7:07 PM76°East-northeast8.9° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 20 at 8:14 PM70°East-northeast23.7° 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 Papeete.

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

Times are local for Papeete (TAHT - Tahiti Time).

Other eclipses visible in Papeete

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Papeete
Looks like in
Papeete
Path of the eclipse
May 15, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 2003LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27, 2004LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 8, 2005SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 23 / Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16 / Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 27 / Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 6, 2008SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 2008LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6 / Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 21, 2009SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25 / Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 11, 2010SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 20 / Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 3 / Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 13, 2012SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 9, 2013SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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