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Flag for U.S.A. August 28, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.A.

Max view in Des Moines
Tuesday, August 28, 2007 at 5:37 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Des Moines: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 2:53 AM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 5:37 AM

Ended: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 8:20 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 27 minutes

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August 28, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Des Moines

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Des Moines. 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 partialMaxMoonset
3:51 AM Aug 285:37 AM Aug 286:40 AM Aug 28
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Local times for eclipse in Des Moines on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

EventTime in Des MoinesDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 2:53 AM211°South-southwest31.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 3:51 AM225°Southwest25.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 4:52 AM238°West-southwest17.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseAug 28 at 5:37 AM246°West-southwest10.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsAug 28 at 6:22 AM254°West-southwest2.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetAug 28 at 6:40 AM257°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 28 at 7:23 AM264°West8.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 28 at 8:20 AM273°West18.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Des Moines (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Des Moines

Eclipse Visibility from Des MoinesVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2000Dec 25SolarPartial
Partial
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
Annular
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
Annular
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
Total
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2007Mar 3LunarPartial
Total
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Des Moines, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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