Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A.
Eclipse visible in Anchorage – Feb 20, 2008 Total Lunar Eclipse
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.
The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.
Local times for eclipse in Anchorage on Wednesday, February 20, 2008
Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Anchorage.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.Times are local for Anchorage (AKST - Alaska Standard Time).
Other eclipses visible in Anchorage
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|Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|May 30, 2003||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Nov 8, 2003||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Oct 13, 2004||Solar||Partial||Partial|
|Oct 27, 2004||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Apr 23 / Apr 24, 2005||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 17, 2005||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Aug 27 / Aug 28, 2007||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Feb 20, 2008||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Feb 9, 2009||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 7, 2009||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Dec 31, 2009||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jun 26, 2010||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 20 / Dec 21, 2010||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Dec 10, 2011||Lunar||Total||Total|
|May 20, 2012||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Jun 4, 2012||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Nov 28, 2012||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
Sun & Moon Calculators for Anchorage
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