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Flag for French Guiana April 24, 2005 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Cayenne, French Guiana

Max view in Cayenne
Sunday, April 24, 2005 at 6:15 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Cayenne: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sun, Apr 24, 2005 at 4:52 AM

Maximum: Sun, Apr 24, 2005 at 6:15 AM

Ended: Sun, Apr 24, 2005 at 8:57 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 6 minutes

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April 24, 2005 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Cayenne

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the April 24, 2005 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
4:52 AM Apr 246:15 AM Apr 246:17 AM Apr 24
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Local times for eclipse in Cayenne on Sunday, April 24, 2005

EventTime in CayenneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 24 at 4:52 AM254°West-southwest19.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in CayenneApr 24 at 6:15 AM256°West-southwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Cayenne would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetApr 24 at 6:17 AM256°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 24 at 6:54 AM257°West-southwest9.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 24 at 8:57 AM256°West-southwest37.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Cayenne (GFT – French Guiana Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Cayenne

Eclipse Visibility from CayenneVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 9LunarPartial
Total
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
Total
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004May 4LunarPartial
Total
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 8SolarPartial
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Sep 22SolarAnnular
Annular
2007Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
2007Aug 28LunarPartial
Total
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 16LunarPartial
Partial
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Cayenne, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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