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Flag for Russia August 17, 2008 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia

Max view in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
Sunday, August 17, 2008 at 6:24 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Aug 17, 2008 at 5:24 AM

Maximum: Sun, Aug 17, 2008 at 6:24 AM

Ended: Sun, Aug 17, 2008 at 10:55 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 31 minutes


August 17, 2008 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:24 AM Aug 176:24 AM Aug 176:28 AM Aug 17
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Local times for eclipse in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk on Sunday, August 17, 2008

EventTime in Yuzhno-SakhalinskDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 17 at 5:24:49 AM238°West-southwest8.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Yuzhno-SakhalinskAug 17 at 6:24:48 AM249°West-southwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk 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-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetAug 17 at 6:28:08 AM250°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 17 at 6:36:06 AM251°West-southwest1.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 17 at 8:10:07 AM268°West16.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 17 at 9:44:13 AM286°West-northwest31.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 17 at 10:55:22 AM302°West-northwest42.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (SAKST – (null)).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Eclipse Visibility from Yuzhno-SakhalinskVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26 / May 27LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 11SolarPartial
2004May 5LunarPartial
2004Oct 14SolarPartial
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Mar 4LunarPenumbral
2007Mar 19SolarPartial
2007Aug 28 / Aug 29LunarTotal
2008Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2009Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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