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Flag for Turkey August 8, 1998 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Ankara, Turkey

Max view in Ankara
Saturday, August 8, 1998 at 5:25 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Ankara: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Aug 8, 1998 at 4:36 AM

Maximum: Sat, Aug 8, 1998 at 5:25 AM

Ended: Sat, Aug 8, 1998 at 6:13 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 36 minutes


August 8, 1998 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Ankara

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. 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

4:36 AM Aug 85:25 AM Aug 86:01 AM Aug 8
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Local times for eclipse in Ankara on Saturday, August 8, 1998

EventTime in AnkaraDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 8 at 4:36:52 AM236°Southwest13.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseAug 8 at 5:25:01 AM244°West-southwest5.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetAug 8 at 6:01:18 AM250°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 8 at 6:13:10 AM252°West-southwest1.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Ankara (EEST – Eastern European Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Ankara

Eclipse Visibility from AnkaraVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1990Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarTotal
1991Jan 30LunarPenumbral
1991Jun 27LunarPenumbral
1991Jul 26LunarPenumbral
1992Dec 9 / Dec 10LunarTotal
1993Nov 29LunarPartial
1994May 25LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 8LunarPenumbral
1996Apr 4LunarTotal
1996Sep 27LunarTotal
1996Oct 12SolarPartial
1997Mar 24LunarPartial
1997Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarTotal
1998Mar 13LunarPenumbral
1998Aug 8LunarPenumbral
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
1999Aug 11SolarPartial
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