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Flag for Hong Kong October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Monday, October 17, 2005 at 8:03 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Hong Kong: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 5:53 PM

Maximum: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 8:03 PM

Ended: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 10:13 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 20 minutes


October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Hong Kong

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Hong Kong. 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
7:35 PM Oct 178:03 PM Oct 178:31 PM Oct 17
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Local times for eclipse in Hong Kong on Monday, October 17, 2005

EventTime in Hong KongDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 5:53:26 PM80°East1.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 7:35:18 PM89°East23.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseOct 17 at 8:03:20 PM91°East29.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 17 at 8:31:15 PM94°East36.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 17 at 10:13:15 PM107°East-southeast59.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Hong Kong (HKT – Hong Kong Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Hong Kong

Eclipse Visibility from Hong KongVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 11SolarPartial
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2004May 5LunarTotal
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Mar 4LunarPartial
2007Mar 19SolarPartial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
2009Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Hong Kong, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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