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Flag for Fiji October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Suva, Fiji

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Tuesday, October 18, 2005 at 12:03 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Suva: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 9:53 PM

Maximum: Tue, Oct 18, 2005 at 12:03 AM

Ended: Tue, Oct 18, 2005 at 2:13 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 20 minutes


October 17, 2005 – October 18, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Suva

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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 Suva. 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
11:35 PM Oct 1712:03 AM Oct 1812:31 AM Oct 18
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Local times for eclipse in Suva on Tuesday, October 18, 2005

EventTime in SuvaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 9:53:26 PM47°Northeast50.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 11:35:18 PMNorth61.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseOct 18 at 12:03:20 AM353°North61.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 18 at 12:31:15 AM340°North-northwest59.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 18 at 2:13:15 AM307°Northwest44.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Suva (FJT – Fiji Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Suva

Eclipse Visibility From SuvaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30 / Dec 31LunarPenumbral
2002May 26 / May 27LunarPenumbral
2003May 7MercuryTransit
2004May 5LunarPenumbral
2004Jun 8VenusTransit
2005Apr 9SolarPartial
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
2006Nov 9MercuryTransit
2007Aug 28 / Aug 29LunarTotal
2008Feb 7SolarPartial
2009Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
2010Jan 1LunarPenumbral
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