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Eclipse visible in Pontianak – March 4, 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 Pontianak, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

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

Local times for eclipse in Pontianak on Sunday, March 4, 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 PontianakDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 3:20 AM280°West36.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 4:31 AM278°West18.8° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in PontianakMar 4 at 5:43 AM277°West1.9° 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 Pontianak would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 5:46 AM277°West1.2° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal 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 6:21 AM277°West7.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMar 4 at 6:56 AM277°West16.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 4 at 8:10 AM278°West34.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 4 at 9:22 AM280°West51.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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.

Times are local for Pontianak (WIB - Western Indonesian Time).

Other eclipses visible in Pontianak

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in PontianakLooks like in PontianakPath of the eclipse
May 26, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 5, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7 / Sep 8, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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
Jan 1, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 15, 2010SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10 / Dec 11, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 21, 2012SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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