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Flag for France March 14, 2006 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Paris, France

Max view in Paris
Wednesday, March 15, 2006 at 12:47 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Paris: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Mar 14, 2006 at 10:23 PM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 15, 2006 at 12:47 AM

Ended: Wed, Mar 15, 2006 at 3:11 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 47 minutes


March 14, 2006 – March 15, 2006 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Paris

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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 March 14, 2006 – March 15, 2006 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

10:23 PM Mar 1412:47 AM Mar 153:11 AM Mar 15
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Local times for eclipse in Paris on Wednesday, March 15, 2006

EventTime in ParisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 14 at 10:23:46 PM131°Southeast33.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseMar 15 at 12:47:30 AM175°South43.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 15 at 3:11:15 AM220°Southwest35.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Paris (CET – Central European Time).

Eclipses visible in Paris

Eclipse Visibility from ParisVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
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