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Eclipse visible in Praia – September 7, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

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 September 7, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Praia on Thursday, September 7, 2006

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 PraiaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 3:46 PM87°East41.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 5:17 PM92°East20.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 7 at 5:51 PM94°East12.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 7 at 6:26 PM96°East3.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 7 at 6:43 PM97°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in PraiaSep 7 at 6:45 PM97°East0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Praia 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 East for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 7 at 7:57 PM102°East-southeast16.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Praia (CVT - Cape Verde Time).

Other eclipses visible in Praia

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in PraiaLooks like in PraiaPath of the eclipse
Jan 9, 2001LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 24, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19 / Nov 20, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8 / Nov 9, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 4, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27 / Oct 28, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 3, 2005SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14 / Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 29, 2006SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7, 2006LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 22, 2006SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20 / Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 5 / Aug 6, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31, 2009LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 15, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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