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Eclipse visible in Reykjavik – August 16, 2008 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Reykjavik. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

More about the August 16, 2008 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Reykjavik on Saturday, August 16, 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 ReykjavikDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 16 at 6:26 PM83°East19.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 16 at 7:37 PM98°East11.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 16 at 9:10 PM118°East-southeast1.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 16 at 9:26 PM122°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in ReykjavikAug 16 at 9:32 PM123°East-southeast0.4° 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 Reykjavik 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-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 16 at 10:43 PM138°Southeast6.0° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 16 at 11:53 PM155°South-southeast10.3° 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 Reykjavik.

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

Times are local for Reykjavik (GMT - Greenwich Mean Time).

Other eclipses visible in Reykjavik

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in ReykjavikLooks like in ReykjavikPath of the eclipse
May 16, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 31, 2003SolarAnnularAnnularEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8 / Nov 9, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 4, 2004LunarTotalPartialEclipse 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, 2006LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 1, 2008SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 5 / Aug 6, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31, 2009LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 1, 2011SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 25, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 18 / Oct 19, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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