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Flag for Indonesia March 4, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Pontianak, West Kalimantan, Indonesia

Max view in Pontianak
Sunday, March 4, 2007 at 5:42 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Pontianak: Partial Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Sun, Mar 4, 2007 at 5:42 AM

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


Duration: 6 hours, 5 minutes

Location

March 4, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Pontianak

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Pontianak, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered a large portion of the Moon, so this was still a nice sight.

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
4:30 AM Mar 45:42 AM Mar 45:51 AM Mar 4
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Local times for eclipse in Pontianak on Sunday, March 4, 2007

EventTime in PontianakDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 3:18 AM280°West36.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 4:30 AM278°West19.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in PontianakMar 4 at 5:42 AM277°West2.0°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Pontianak would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 5:44 AM277°West1.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetMar 4 at 5:51 AM277°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 4 at 6:20 AM277°West7.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMar 4 at 6:57 AM277°West16.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 4 at 8:11 AM278°West34.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 4 at 9:23 AM280°West51.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Pontianak (WIB – Western Indonesian Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Pontianak

Eclipse Visibility from PontianakVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
Partial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2004May 5LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 4LunarPartial
Total
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
Annular
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
Total
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Pontianak, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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