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Flag for Canada August 28, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Aklavik, Northwest Territories, Canada

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Tuesday, August 28, 2007 at 4:37 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Aklavik: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 1:53 AM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 4:37 AM

Ended: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 7:20 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 27 minutes


August 28, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Aklavik

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Aklavik. 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
2:51 AM Aug 284:37 AM Aug 286:23 AM Aug 28
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Local times for eclipse in Aklavik on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

EventTime in AklavikDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 1:53:40 AM164°South-southeast9.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 2:51:17 AM178°South10.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 3:52:22 AM193°South-southwest10.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseAug 28 at 4:37:19 AM204°South-southwest9.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.
Total Eclipse endsAug 28 at 5:22:22 AM215°Southwest7.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 28 at 6:23:28 AM229°Southwest4.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 28 at 7:20:58 AM242°West-southwest0.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
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-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Times are local for Aklavik (MDT – Mountain Daylight Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Aklavik

Eclipse Visibility from AklavikVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2000Jul 30SolarPartial
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
2003May 30 / May 31SolarPartial
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Feb 20LunarTotal
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Aklavik, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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