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Eclipse visible in Melbourne – September 8, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
During this partial lunar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Melbourne. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.
The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.
Local times for eclipse in Melbourne on Friday, September 8, 2006
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.
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Melbourne.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.
Other eclipses visible in Melbourne
|Dates (Click link for path info)||Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in Melbourne||Looks like in Melbourne||Path of the eclipse|
|Jan 10, 2001||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Jul 5 / Jul 6, 2001||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 30, 2001||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|May 26, 2002||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jun 25, 2002||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Dec 4, 2002||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Nov 24, 2003||Solar||Total||Partial|
|May 5, 2004||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Apr 24, 2005||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 17 / Oct 18, 2005||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Sep 8, 2006||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Aug 28, 2007||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Feb 7, 2008||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Aug 17, 2008||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jan 26, 2009||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Feb 9 / Feb 10, 2009||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 7, 2009||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jan 1, 2010||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Jun 26 / Jun 27, 2010||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 21, 2010||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Jun 16, 2011||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Dec 10 / Dec 11, 2011||Lunar||Total||Total|
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