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Flag for Ghana September 7, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Accra, Ghana

Max view in Accra
Thursday, September 7, 2006 at 6:51 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Accra: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Thu, Sep 7, 2006 at 4:44 PM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 7, 2006 at 6:51 PM

Ended: Thu, Sep 7, 2006 at 8:58 PM


Duration: 4 hours, 14 minutes

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September 7, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Accra

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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 Accra. 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
6:05 PM Sep 76:51 PM Sep 77:36 PM Sep 7
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Local times for eclipse in Accra on Thursday, September 7, 2006

EventTime in AccraDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 4:44 PM96°East19.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 7 at 6:03 PM97°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 6:05 PM97°East0.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
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 East for the best view of the eclipse.
Maximum EclipseSep 7 at 6:51 PM98°East11.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 7 at 7:36 PM99°East21.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 7 at 8:58 PM103°East-southeast41.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Accra (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Accra

Eclipse Visibility from AccraVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
Total
2001Jun 21SolarPartial
Total
2002Jun 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Dec 4SolarPartial
Total
2003May 16LunarTotal
Total
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004May 4LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarTotal
Total
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
Partial
2006Sep 22SolarPartial
Annular
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 16LunarPartial
Partial
2009Aug 5 / Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Accra, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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