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Flag for Hong Kong August 28, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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Tuesday, August 28, 2007 at 6:45 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Hong Kong: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 3:53 PM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 6:45 PM

Ended: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 9:20 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 27 minutes


August 28, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Hong Kong

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Hong Kong. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:43 PM Aug 286:45 PM Aug 288:23 PM Aug 28
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Local times for eclipse in Hong Kong on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

EventTime in Hong KongDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 3:53:40 PM86°East38.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 4:51:17 PM92°East25.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 5:52:22 PM97°East11.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 28 at 6:37:19 PM100°East1.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 28 at 6:43:35 PM101°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Hong KongAug 28 at 6:45:52 PM101°East0.4°
The 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 East for the best view of the eclipse.
Total Eclipse endsAug 28 at 7:22:22 PM104°East-southeast8.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 28 at 8:23:28 PM111°East-southeast21.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 28 at 9:20:58 PM119°East-southeast33.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Hong Kong (HKT – Hong Kong Time).

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.

Eclipses and Transits 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
2003May 7MercuryTransit
2004May 5LunarTotal
2004Jun 8VenusTransit
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
2006Nov 9MercuryTransit
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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