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Flag for Cabo Verde March 3, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Praia, Cabo Verde

Max view in Praia
Saturday, March 3, 2007 at 10:21 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Praia: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Mar 3, 2007 at 7:18 PM

Maximum: Sat, Mar 3, 2007 at 10:21 PM

Ended: Sun, Mar 4, 2007 at 1:23 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 5 minutes


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

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Praia. 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
8:30 PM Mar 310:21 PM Mar 312:11 AM Mar 4
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Local times for eclipse in Praia on Saturday, March 3, 2007

EventTime in PraiaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 7:18 PM85°East10.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 8:30 PM89°East27.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 9:44 PM95°East44.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 10:20 PM99°East53.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 10:57 PM104°East-southeast61.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 4 at 12:11 AM132°Southeast77.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 4 at 1:23 AM224°Southwest77.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Praia (CVT – Cape Verde Time).

Eclipses visible in Praia

Eclipse Visibility from PraiaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
2002Jun 24LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4LunarTotal
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7LunarPenumbral
2006Sep 22SolarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 16LunarPartial
2009Aug 5 / Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
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