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Eclipse visible in Hong Kong – March 4, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Hong Kong, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the March 3, 2007 – March 4, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Hong Kong on Sunday, March 4, 2007

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in Hong KongDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 4:20 AM265°West32.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 5:31 AM271°West15.8° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Hong KongMar 4 at 6:41 AM277°West0.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Hong Kong would be around this time.
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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetMar 4 at 6:43 AM278°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 6:46 AM278°West0.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 4 at 7:21 AM281°West9.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMar 4 at 7:56 AM284°West-northwest16.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 4 at 9:10 AM293°West-northwest32.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 4 at 10:22 AM306°Northwest46.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Hong Kong (HKT - Hong Kong Time).

Other eclipses visible in Hong Kong

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in Hong KongLooks like in Hong KongPath of the eclipse
May 26, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 11, 2002SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 9, 2003LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 5, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 8, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 19, 2007SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 1, 2008SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 26, 2009SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9 / Feb 10, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 22, 2009SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 1, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 15, 2010SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10 / Dec 11, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 21, 2012SolarAnnularAnnularEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28 / Nov 29, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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