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Eclipse visible in Beijing – Mar 4, 2007 Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Beijing, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the Mar 3 – Mar 4, 2007 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Beijing on Sunday, March 4, 2007

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 BeijingDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsMar 4 at 4:20 AM256°West-southwest27.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsMar 4 at 5:31 AM268°West13.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in BeijingMar 4 at 6:43 AM278°West0.6° 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 Beijing 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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 6:46 AM279°West0.1° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetMar 4 at 6:46 AM279°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 4 at 7:21 AM284°West-northwest6.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMar 4 at 7:56 AM290°West-northwest13.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 4 at 9:10 AM304°West-northwest25.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 4 at 10:22 AM320°Northwest36.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Beijing (CST - China Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Beijing

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Beijing
Looks like in
Beijing
Path of the eclipse
May 26, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 11, 2002SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 9, 2003LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 5, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 8, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 19, 2007SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 1, 2008SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9 / Feb 10, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 22, 2009SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 1, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 15, 2010SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10 / Dec 11, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 21, 2012SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28 / Nov 29, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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