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Flag for Australia August 28, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Tuesday, August 28, 2007 at 8:37 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Melbourne: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 5:53 PM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 8:37 PM

Ended: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 11:20 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 27 minutes

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August 28, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Melbourne

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Melbourne. 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
6:51 PM Aug 288:37 PM Aug 2810:23 PM Aug 28
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Local times for eclipse in Melbourne on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

EventTime in MelbourneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 5:53 PM102°East-southeast1.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 6:51 PM93°East12.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 7:52 PM84°East23.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseAug 28 at 8:37 PM76°East-northeast32.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsAug 28 at 9:22 PM67°East-northeast40.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 28 at 10:23 PM52°Northeast50.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 28 at 11:20 PM31°North-northeast57.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Melbourne (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Melbourne

Eclipse Visibility from MelbourneVisibility 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 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Dec 4SolarPartial
Total
2003Nov 24SolarPartial
Total
2004May 5LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
Partial
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 7SolarPartial
Annular
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2009Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
Partial
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