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Flag for Bermuda October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Hamilton, Bermuda

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Monday, October 17, 2005 at 7:19 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Hamilton: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 6:53 AM

Maximum: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 7:19 AM

Ended: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 11:13 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 20 minutes


October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Hamilton

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

6:53 AM Oct 177:19 AM Oct 177:22 AM Oct 17
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Local times for eclipse in Hamilton on Monday, October 17, 2005

EventTime in HamiltonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 6:53:26 AM278°West5.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in HamiltonOct 17 at 7:19:51 AM281°West0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Hamilton would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetOct 17 at 7:22:25 AM281°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 8:35:18 AM292°West-northwest14.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 17 at 9:03:20 AM296°West-northwest19.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 17 at 9:31:15 AM301°West-northwest24.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 17 at 11:13:15 AM323°Northwest39.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Hamilton (ADT – Atlantic Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Hamilton

Eclipse Visibility From HamiltonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2000Dec 25SolarPartial
2001Jan 9LunarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
2003May 7MercuryTransit
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004Jun 8VenusTransit
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Apr 8SolarPartial
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
2006Nov 8MercuryTransit
2007Mar 3LunarTotal
2007Aug 28LunarPartial
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Hamilton, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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