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Eclipse visible in Aklavik – April 24, 2005 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow do not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears 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 April 24, 2005 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Aklavik on Sunday, April 24, 2005

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.

EventTime in AklavikDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 24 at 1:54 AM166°South-southeast6.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Maximum EclipseApr 24 at 3:55 AM195°South-southwest6.3° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 24 at 5:56 AM223°Southwest1.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Times are local for Aklavik (MDT - Mountain Daylight Time).

Other eclipses visible in Aklavik

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in AklavikLooks like in AklavikPath of the eclipse
Jan 20 / Jan 21, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 30, 2000SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 9, 2001LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 30, 2001LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 10, 2002SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 30 / May 31, 2003SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27 / Oct 28, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 2007LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31, 2009LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 20 / Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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