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Flag for U.S.A. August 28, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Sacramento, California, U.S.A.

Max view in Sacramento
Tuesday, August 28, 2007 at 3:37 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Sacramento: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 12:53 AM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 3:37 AM

Ended: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 6:20 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 27 minutes


August 28, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Sacramento

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Sacramento. 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
1:51 AM Aug 283:37 AM Aug 285:23 AM Aug 28
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Local times for eclipse in Sacramento on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

EventTime in SacramentoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 12:53:40 AM177°South40.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 1:51:17 AM195°South-southwest39.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 2:52:22 AM213°South-southwest34.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseAug 28 at 3:37:19 AM224°Southwest29.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsAug 28 at 4:22:22 AM234°Southwest23.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 28 at 5:23:28 AM245°West-southwest13.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 28 at 6:20:58 AM255°West-southwest3.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Times are local for Sacramento (PDT – Pacific Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Sacramento

Eclipse Visibility from SacramentoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20LunarTotal
2000Jul 16LunarPartial
2000Jul 30SolarPartial
2000Dec 25SolarPartial
2001Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
2003May 15LunarTotal
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
2004Oct 27LunarTotal
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Feb 20LunarTotal
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
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