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Flag for Russia February 21, 2008 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Moscow, Russia (Moskva)

Max view in Moscow
Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 6:26 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Moscow: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 3:36 AM

Maximum: Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 6:26 AM

Ended: Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 9:15 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 39 minutes

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February 21, 2008 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Moscow

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Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Moscow. 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

Start of partialMaxMoonset
4:43 AM Feb 216:26 AM Feb 217:43 AM Feb 21
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Local times for eclipse in Moscow on Thursday, February 21, 2008

EventTime in MoscowDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 21 at 3:36 AM236°Southwest32.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 21 at 4:43 AM251°West-southwest24.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsFeb 21 at 6:01 AM268°West13.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseFeb 21 at 6:26 AM273°West10.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 6:50 AM277°West6.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
MoonsetFeb 21 at 7:43 AM288°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 8:08 AM293°West-northwest2.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 9:15 AM307°Northwest12.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Moscow (MSK – Moscow Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Moscow

Eclipse Visibility from MoscowVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 16LunarPenumbral
Total
2003May 31SolarPartial
Annular
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
Total
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
Total
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009 / 2010Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarPartial
Partial
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