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Eclipse visible in Mumbai – 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.

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

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the Feb 21, 2008 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Mumbai 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 MumbaiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 21 at 6:08 AM278°West11.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in MumbaiFeb 21 at 6:58 AM281°West-northwest0.4° 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 Mumbai would be around this time.
Moon near horizon, must have completely free sight or higher up than the surroundings.
MoonsetFeb 21 at 7:00 AM281°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 21 at 7:14 AM282°West-northwest2.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsFeb 21 at 8:33 AM289°West-northwest21.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseFeb 21 at 8:56 AM292°West-northwest26.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 9:19 AM295°West-northwest30.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 10:37 AM308°Northwest46.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 11:44 AM327°North-northwest56.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Mumbai (IST - India Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Mumbai

Dates
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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Mumbai
Looks like in
Mumbai
Path of the eclipse
Nov 9, 2003LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 4 / May 5, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 2004LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 3, 2005SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7 / Sep 8, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 19, 2007SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 1, 2008SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16 / Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 22, 2009SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 6, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31 / Jan 1, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 15, 2010SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 15 / Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 25 / Apr 26, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 19, 2013LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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