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Flag for Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) September 7, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

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Thursday, September 7, 2006 at 6:51 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Abidjan: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Sep 7, 2006 at 4:44 PM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 7, 2006 at 6:51 PM

Ended: Thu, Sep 7, 2006 at 8:58 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 14 minutes


September 7, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Abidjan

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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 Abidjan. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:19 PM Sep 76:51 PM Sep 77:36 PM Sep 7
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Local times for eclipse in Abidjan on Thursday, September 7, 2006

EventTime in AbidjanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 4:44:08 PM96°East23.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 6:05:49 PM97°East2.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 7 at 6:19:09 PM97°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 7 at 6:51:20 PM98°East7.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 7 at 7:36:53 PM99°East18.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 7 at 8:58:32 PM102°East-southeast37.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Abidjan (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Abidjan

Eclipse Visibility from AbidjanVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
2001Jun 21SolarPartial
2002Jun 24LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2002Dec 4SolarPartial
2003May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
2006Sep 22SolarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 16LunarPartial
2009Aug 5 / Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Abidjan, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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