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Flag for Canada March 3, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Max view in Ottawa
Saturday, March 3, 2007 at 6:20 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Ottawa: Total Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Sat, Mar 3, 2007 at 6:20 PM

Ended: Sat, Mar 3, 2007 at 9:23 PM

Duration: 6 hours, 5 minutes


March 3, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Ottawa

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Ottawa. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the March 3, 2007 – March 4, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
5:47 PM Mar 36:20 PM Mar 38:11 PM Mar 3
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Local times for eclipse in Ottawa on Saturday, March 3, 2007

EventTime in OttawaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 3:18:11 PM52°Northeast23.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 4:30:21 PM66°East-northeast12.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 5:44:13 PM80°East0.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMar 3 at 5:47:27 PM80°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 6:20:56 PM86°East5.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 6:57:33 PM93°East11.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 3 at 8:11:25 PM106°East-southeast23.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 9:23:39 PM122°East-southeast34.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Ottawa (EST – Eastern Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Ottawa

Eclipse Visibility from OttawaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2000Dec 25SolarPartial
2001Jan 9LunarPartial
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
2007Mar 3LunarTotal
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Ottawa, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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