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Eclipse visible in Antananarivo – 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 Antananarivo, 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 Antananarivo 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 AntananarivoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsFeb 21 at 3:38 AM294°West-northwest26.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsFeb 21 at 4:44 AM287°West-northwest12.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in AntananarivoFeb 21 at 5:41 AM282°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 Antananarivo 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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetFeb 21 at 5:44 AM281°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsFeb 21 at 6:03 AM280°West4.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseFeb 21 at 6:26 AM278°West10.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 6:49 AM276°West15.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 8:07 AM270°West33.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 9:14 AM264°West48.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Antananarivo (EAT - Eastern Africa Time).

Other eclipses visible in Antananarivo

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
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Looks like in
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Path of the eclipse
May 16, 2003LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 9, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 19, 2004SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 4 / May 5, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 2004LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 3, 2005SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse 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, 2008LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16 / Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 26, 2009SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse 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 15 / Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalPartialEclipse 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
Nov 3, 2013SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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