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Flag for Bulgaria March 3, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Sofia, Bulgaria

Max view in Sofia
Sunday, March 4, 2007 at 1:20 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Sofia: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Mar 3, 2007 at 10:18 PM

Maximum: Sun, Mar 4, 2007 at 1:20 AM

Ended: Sun, Mar 4, 2007 at 4:23 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 5 minutes


March 3, 2007 – March 4, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Sofia

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Sofia. 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
11:30 PM Mar 31:20 AM Mar 43:11 AM Mar 4
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Local times for eclipse in Sofia on Sunday, March 4, 2007

EventTime in SofiaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 10:18:11 PM130°Southeast43.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 11:30:21 PM153°South-southeast51.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 12:44:13 AM183°South53.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 4 at 1:20:56 AM197°South-southwest52.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 4 at 1:57:33 AM211°South-southwest49.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 4 at 3:11:25 AM233°Southwest40.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 4 at 4:23:39 AM249°West-southwest28.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Sofia (EET – Eastern European Time).

Eclipses visible in Sofia

Eclipse Visibility from SofiaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarPartial
2003May 31SolarPartial
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
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