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Flag for India September 7, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kolkata, West Bengal, India (Calcutta)

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Friday, September 8, 2006 at 12:21 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Kolkata: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Thu, Sep 7, 2006 at 10:14 PM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 8, 2006 at 12:21 AM

Ended: Fri, Sep 8, 2006 at 2:28 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 14 minutes

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September 7, 2006 – September 8, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kolkata

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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 Kolkata. 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
11:35 PM Sep 712:21 AM Sep 81:06 AM Sep 8
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Local times for eclipse in Kolkata on Friday, September 8, 2006

EventTime in KolkataDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 10:14 PM145°Southeast53.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 11:35 PM181°South59.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseSep 8 at 12:21 AM202°South-southwest58.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 8 at 1:06 AM219°Southwest53.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 8 at 2:28 AM240°West-southwest39.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Kolkata (IST – India Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Kolkata

Eclipse Visibility from KolkataVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
Partial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003Nov 9LunarPartial
Total
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
Total
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2007Mar 19SolarPartial
Partial
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
Total
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
Total
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009 / 2010Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarPartial
Partial
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