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Flag for China March 4, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Foshan, Guangdong, China

Max View in Foshan
Sunday, March 4, 2007 at 6:42 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Foshan: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Mar 4, 2007 at 4:18 AM

Maximum: Sun, Mar 4, 2007 at 6:42 AM

Ended: Sun, Mar 4, 2007 at 10:23 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 5 minutes


March 4, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Foshan

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Foshan, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered a large portion of the Moon, so this was still a nice sight.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:30 AM Mar 46:42 AM Mar 46:49 AM Mar 4
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Local times for eclipse in Foshan on Sunday, March 4, 2007

EventTime in FoshanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 4:18:11 AM263°West33.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 5:30:21 AM270°West17.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in FoshanMar 4 at 6:42:15 AM277°West1.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Foshan would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 6:44:13 AM277°West1.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetMar 4 at 6:49:43 AM278°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 4 at 7:20:56 AM280°West7.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMar 4 at 7:57:33 AM284°West-northwest15.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 4 at 9:11:25 AM293°West-northwest31.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 4 at 10:23:39 AM306°Northwest45.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Foshan (CST – China Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Foshan

Eclipse Visibility From FoshanVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 11SolarPartial
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2003May 7MercuryTransit
2004May 5LunarTotal
2004Jun 8VenusTransit
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
2006Nov 9MercuryTransit
2007Mar 4LunarPartial
2007Mar 19SolarPartial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
2009Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Foshan, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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