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Flag for Australia October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Cairns, Queensland, Australia

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Monday, October 17, 2005 at 10:03 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Cairns: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 7:53 PM

Maximum: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 10:03 PM

Ended: Tue, Oct 18, 2005 at 12:13 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 20 minutes

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October 17, 2005 – October 18, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Cairns

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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 Cairns. 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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
9:35 PM Oct 1710:03 PM Oct 1710:31 PM Oct 17
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Local times for eclipse in Cairns on Monday, October 17, 2005

EventTime in CairnsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 7:53 PM71°East-northeast23.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 9:35 PM55°Northeast44.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseOct 17 at 10:03 PM49°Northeast49.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 17 at 10:31 PM41°Northeast54.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 18 at 12:13 AM356°North61.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Cairns (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Cairns

Eclipse Visibility from CairnsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 10LunarPartial
Total
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
Partial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 11SolarPartial
Annular
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Dec 4SolarPartial
Total
2004May 5LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
Partial
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2009Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
Partial
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