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Flag for Egypt March 3, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cairo, Egypt (Al Qâhirah)

Max view in Cairo
Sunday, March 4, 2007 at 1:21 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Cairo: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Mar 3, 2007 at 10:18 PM

Maximum: Sun, Mar 4, 2007 at 1:21 AM

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


Duration: 6 hours, 5 minutes

Location

March 3, 2007 – March 4, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cairo

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Cairo. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
11:30 PM Mar 31:21 AM Mar 43:11 AM Mar 4
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Local times for eclipse in Cairo on Sunday, March 4, 2007

EventTime in CairoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 10:18 PM128°Southeast56.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 11:30 PM159°South-southeast65.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 12:44 AM204°South-southwest64.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 4 at 1:20 AM221°Southwest60.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 4 at 1:57 AM234°Southwest54.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 4 at 3:11 AM251°West-southwest40.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 4 at 4:23 AM262°West25.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Cairo (EET – Eastern European Time).

Eclipses visible in Cairo

Eclipse Visibility from CairoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2000Jul 16LunarPenumbral
Total
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2001Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Partial
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 16LunarPartial
Total
2003May 31SolarPartial
Annular
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
Total
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Partial
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