Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Eclipse visible in Melbourne – Sep 8, 2006 Partial Lunar Eclipse
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.
During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Melbourne. As the central part of the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a partial lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon 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 is visible in Melbourne.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.Times are local for Melbourne (AEST - Australian Eastern Standard Time).
Other eclipses visible in Melbourne
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|Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|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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