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Flag for Indonesia March 4, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia

Max view in Medan
Sunday, March 4, 2007 at 6:20 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Medan: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Mar 4, 2007 at 3:18 AM

Maximum: Sun, Mar 4, 2007 at 6:20 AM

Ended: Sun, Mar 4, 2007 at 9:23 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 5 minutes


March 4, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Medan

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Medan. 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

Start of partialMaxMoonset
4:30 AM Mar 46:20 AM Mar 46:38 AM Mar 4
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Local times for eclipse in Medan on Sunday, March 4, 2007

EventTime in MedanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 3:18:11 AM278°West48.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 4:30:21 AM276°West30.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 5:44:13 AM276°West12.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 4 at 6:20:56 AM277°West3.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
MoonsetMar 4 at 6:38:39 AM277°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMar 4 at 6:57:33 AM277°West5.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 4 at 8:11:25 AM278°West22.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 4 at 9:23:39 AM281°West40.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Medan (WIB – Western Indonesian Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Medan

Eclipse Visibility from MedanVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2004May 5LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Mar 4LunarTotal
2007Aug 28LunarPartial
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Medan, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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