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Flag for Central African Republic March 3, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bangui, Central African Republic

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Sunday, March 4, 2007 at 12:20 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Bangui: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Mar 3, 2007 at 9:18 PM

Maximum: Sun, Mar 4, 2007 at 12:20 AM

Ended: Sun, Mar 4, 2007 at 3:23 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 5 minutes


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

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Bangui. 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
10:30 PM Mar 312:20 AM Mar 42:11 AM Mar 4
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Local times for eclipse in Bangui on Sunday, March 4, 2007

EventTime in BanguiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 9:18:11 PM83°East50.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 10:30:21 PM81°East68.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 11:44:13 PM50°Northeast85.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 4 at 12:20:56 AM295°West-northwest83.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 4 at 12:57:33 AM280°West75.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 4 at 2:11:25 AM275°West57.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 4 at 3:23:39 AM274°West39.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Bangui (WAT – West Africa Time).

Eclipses visible in Bangui

Eclipse Visibility from BanguiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
2001Jun 21SolarPartial
2002Jun 24LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2002Dec 4SolarPartial
2003May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
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