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Flag for Bangladesh March 15, 2006 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Chittagong, Bangladesh (Chattagram)

Max view in Chittagong
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 at 5:25 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Chittagong: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Mar 15, 2006 at 3:23 AM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 15, 2006 at 5:25 AM

Ended: Wed, Mar 15, 2006 at 8:11 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 47 minutes

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March 15, 2006 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Chittagong

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the March 14, 2006 – March 15, 2006 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
3:23 AM Mar 155:25 AM Mar 156:07 AM Mar 15
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Local times for eclipse in Chittagong on Wednesday, March 15, 2006

EventTime in ChittagongDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 15 at 3:23 AM257°West-southwest36.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseMar 15 at 5:25 AM269°West9.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
MoonsetMar 15 at 6:07 AM273°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 15 at 8:11 AM285°West-northwest28.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Chittagong (BST – Bangladesh Standard Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Chittagong.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Chittagong

Eclipse Visibility from ChittagongVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
Partial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003Nov 9LunarPartial
Total
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
Total
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2007Mar 19SolarPartial
Partial
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
Total
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
Total
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009 / 2010Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Chittagong, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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