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Flag for Egypt September 7, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Cairo, Egypt (Al Qâhirah)

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Thursday, September 7, 2006 at 9:51 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Cairo: Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Thu, Sep 7, 2006 at 9:51 PM

Ended: Thu, Sep 7, 2006 at 11:58 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 14 minutes


September 7, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Cairo

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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 Cairo. 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
9:05 PM Sep 79:51 PM Sep 710:36 PM Sep 7
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Local times for eclipse in Cairo on Thursday, September 7, 2006

EventTime in CairoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 7:44:08 PM103°East-southeast6.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 9:05:49 PM114°East-southeast23.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseSep 7 at 9:51:20 PM122°East-southeast31.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 7 at 10:36:53 PM132°Southeast39.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 7 at 11:58:32 PM156°South-southeast50.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Cairo (EEST – (null)).

Eclipses visible in Cairo

Eclipse Visibility from CairoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarPartial
2003May 31SolarPartial
2003Nov 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
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
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