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Eclipse visible in Kolkata – August 28, 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 Kolkata, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse.

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the August 28, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Kolkata on Tuesday, August 28, 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 KolkataDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 1:25 PM71°East-northeast60.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 2:24 PM81°East48.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 3:23 PM87°East35.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 28 at 4:07 PM91°East25.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsAug 28 at 4:51 PM95°East15.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 28 at 5:50 PM100°East1.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 28 at 5:58 PM100°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in KolkataAug 28 at 6:01 PM101°East0.5° 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 Kolkata 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.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 28 at 6:49 PM105°East-southeast10.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Kolkata (IST - India Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Kolkata

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in KolkataLooks like in KolkataPath of the eclipse
May 26, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 20, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 9, 2003LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 4 / May 5, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 3, 2005SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 29, 2006SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7 / Sep 8, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 19, 2007SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 1, 2008SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16 / Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 26, 2009SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 22, 2009SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 6, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31 / Jan 1, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 15, 2010SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 15 / Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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