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Flag for French Polynesia August 27, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Taiohae, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

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Tuesday, August 28, 2007 at 1:07 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Taiohae: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Aug 27, 2007 at 10:23 PM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 1:07 AM

Ended: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 3:50 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 27 minutes


August 27, 2007 – August 28, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Taiohae

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Taiohae. 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
11:21 PM Aug 271:07 AM Aug 282:53 AM Aug 28
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Local times for eclipse in Taiohae on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

EventTime in TaiohaeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 27 at 10:23:40 PM97°East69.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 27 at 11:21:17 PM104°East-southeast83.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 12:22:22 AM261°West81.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseAug 28 at 1:07:19 AM266°West70.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsAug 28 at 1:52:22 AM266°West59.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 28 at 2:53:28 AM266°West44.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 28 at 3:50:58 AM265°West31.1°
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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