Home > Sun & Moon > Eclipses > Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia

Flag for Australia September 8, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia

Max view in Alice Springs
Friday, September 8, 2006 at 4:21 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Alice Springs: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Sep 8, 2006 at 2:14 AM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 8, 2006 at 4:21 AM

Ended: Fri, Sep 8, 2006 at 6:28 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 14 minutes


September 8, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Alice Springs

Live Eclipse Animation will start at:
Live Eclipse Animation has ended.
You are using an outdated browser, to view the animation please update or switch to a modern browser. Alternatively you can view the old animation by clicking here.

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Alice Springs. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

More about the September 7, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Add Eclipse to Calendar

Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
3:35 AM Sep 84:21 AM Sep 85:06 AM Sep 8
Expand for more details on eclipse events and times

Local times for eclipse in Alice Springs on Friday, September 8, 2006

EventTime in Alice SpringsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 8 at 2:14:08 AM299°West-northwest59.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 8 at 3:35:49 AM283°West-northwest42.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseSep 8 at 4:21:20 AM278°West32.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 8 at 5:06:53 AM273°West22.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 8 at 6:28:32 AM265°West3.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Times are local for Alice Springs (ACST – Australian Central Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Alice Springs

Eclipse Visibility from Alice SpringsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Dec 4SolarPartial
2003Nov 24SolarPartial
2004May 5LunarTotal
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Mar 4LunarPenumbral
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
2009Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Alice Springs, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100