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Flag for Greece September 7, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Athens, Greece

Max view in Athens
Thursday, September 7, 2006 at 9:51 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Athens: Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Thu, Sep 7, 2006 at 9:51 PM

Ended: Thu, Sep 7, 2006 at 11:58 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 14 minutes


September 7, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Athens

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 Athens. 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
9:05 PM Sep 79:51 PM Sep 710:36 PM Sep 7
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Local times for eclipse in Athens on Thursday, September 7, 2006

EventTime in AthensDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 7:44 PM100°East0.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 7 at 7:44 PM100°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 9:05 PM112°East-southeast14.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseSep 7 at 9:51 PM120°East-southeast22.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 7 at 10:36 PM129°Southeast29.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 7 at 11:58 PM150°South-southeast40.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Athens (EEST – Eastern European Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Athens

Eclipse Visibility from AthensVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarPartial
2003May 31SolarPartial
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Athens, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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