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Eclipse visible in Detroit – February 20, 2008 – February 21, 2008 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Detroit.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the February 21, 2008 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Detroit 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.

EventTime in DetroitDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 7:38 PM92°East17.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 8:44 PM103°East-southeast29.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 10:03 PM120°East-southeast42.2° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseFeb 20 at 10:26 PM126°Southeast45.5° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsFeb 20 at 10:49 PM133°Southeast48.6° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 12:07 AM162°South-southeast56.1° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 21 at 1:14 AM191°South-southwest56.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

Times are local for Detroit (EST - Eastern Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Detroit

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in DetroitLooks like in DetroitPath of the eclipse
May 15 / May 16, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27 / Oct 28, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20 / Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 5, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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