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Flag for United Kingdom February 21, 2008 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

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Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 3:26 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Glasgow: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 12:36 AM

Maximum: Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 3:26 AM

Ended: Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 6:15 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 39 minutes


February 21, 2008 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Glasgow

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Glasgow. 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
1:43 AM Feb 213:26 AM Feb 215:08 AM Feb 21
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Local times for eclipse in Glasgow on Thursday, February 21, 2008

EventTime in GlasgowDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 21 at 12:36:36 AM184°South44.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 21 at 1:43:19 AM206°South-southwest41.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsFeb 21 at 3:01:10 AM228°Southwest35.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseFeb 21 at 3:26:07 AM235°Southwest32.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 3:50:54 AM241°West-southwest29.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 5:08:45 AM258°West-southwest19.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 6:15:36 AM271°West10.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Glasgow (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

Eclipses visible in Glasgow

Eclipse Visibility from GlasgowVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 24LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarTotal
2003May 31SolarPartial
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
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