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Flag for Pitcairn Islands February 20, 2008 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Adamstown, Pitcairn Islands

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Wednesday, February 20, 2008 at 7:26 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Adamstown: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 4:36 PM

Maximum: Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 7:26 PM

Ended: Wed, Feb 20, 2008 at 10:15 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 39 minutes


February 20, 2008 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Adamstown

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Adamstown. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
7:14 PM Feb 207:26 PM Feb 209:08 PM Feb 20
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Local times for eclipse in Adamstown on Wednesday, February 20, 2008

EventTime in AdamstownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 4:36:36 PM94°East35.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 5:43:19 PM87°East20.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 7:01:10 PM80°East2.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseFeb 20 at 7:14:47 PM78°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseFeb 20 at 7:26:07 PM77°East-northeast2.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Total Eclipse endsFeb 20 at 7:50:54 PM74°East-northeast7.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 20 at 9:08:45 PM65°East-northeast23.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 20 at 10:15:36 PM54°Northeast36.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Adamstown (PST – Pitcairn Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Adamstown

Eclipse Visibility from AdamstownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20LunarTotal
2000Jul 16LunarTotal
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2003May 15LunarTotal
2003Nov 8LunarPartial
2004Oct 27LunarTotal
2005Apr 8SolarPartial
2005Apr 23 / Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2007Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Feb 20LunarTotal
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
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