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Flag for China September 8, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China

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Friday, September 8, 2006 at 2:51 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Beijing: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Sep 8, 2006 at 12:44 AM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 8, 2006 at 2:51 AM

Ended: Fri, Sep 8, 2006 at 4:58 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 14 minutes

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September 8, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Beijing

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Beijing. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
2:05 AM Sep 82:51 AM Sep 83:36 AM Sep 8
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Local times for eclipse in Beijing on Friday, September 8, 2006

EventTime in BeijingDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 8 at 12:44 AM192°South-southwest41.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 8 at 2:05 AM216°Southwest35.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseSep 8 at 2:51 AM227°Southwest30.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 8 at 3:36 AM237°West-southwest23.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 8 at 4:58 AM252°West-southwest10.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Beijing (CST – China Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Beijing

Eclipse Visibility from BeijingVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
Partial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 11SolarPartial
Annular
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003Nov 9LunarPenumbral
Total
2004May 5LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 4LunarPartial
Total
2007Mar 19SolarPartial
Partial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
Total
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
Total
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
Partial
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