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Flag for Spain February 21, 2008 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Madrid, Spain

Max view in Madrid
Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 4:26 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Madrid: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 1:36 AM

Maximum: Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 4:26 AM

Ended: Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 7:15 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 39 minutes


February 21, 2008 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Madrid

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Madrid. 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 partialMaxEnd of partial
2:43 AM Feb 214:26 AM Feb 216:08 AM Feb 21
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Local times for eclipse in Madrid on Thursday, February 21, 2008

EventTime in MadridDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 21 at 1:36 AM188°South60.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 21 at 2:43 AM216°Southwest55.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsFeb 21 at 4:01 AM240°West-southwest43.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseFeb 21 at 4:26 AM246°West-southwest39.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 4:50 AM251°West-southwest35.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 6:08 AM265°West21.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 7:15 AM275°West8.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Times are local for Madrid (CET – Central European Time).

Eclipses visible in Madrid

Eclipse Visibility from MadridVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarAnnular
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
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