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Flag for French Polynesia October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Taiohae, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

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Monday, October 17, 2005 at 2:33 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Taiohae: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 12:23 AM

Maximum: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 2:33 AM

Ended: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 4:43 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 20 minutes


October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Taiohae

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Taiohae. 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
2:05 AM Oct 172:33 AM Oct 173:01 AM Oct 17
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Local times for eclipse in Taiohae on Monday, October 17, 2005

EventTime in TaiohaeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 12:23:26 AM323°Northwest66.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 2:05:18 AM296°West-northwest46.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseOct 17 at 2:33:20 AM292°West-northwest40.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 17 at 3:01:15 AM289°West-northwest33.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 17 at 4:43:15 AM283°West-northwest10.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Taiohae (MART – Marquesas Time).

Eclipses visible in Taiohae

Eclipse Visibility from TaiohaeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20LunarTotal
2000Jul 16LunarTotal
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
2001Dec 29 / Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2003May 15LunarTotal
2004Oct 27LunarTotal
2005Apr 8SolarPartial
2005Apr 23 / Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2007Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Feb 20LunarTotal
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPenumbral
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