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Flag for Japan August 28, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Himeji, Japan

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Tuesday, August 28, 2007 at 7:37 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Himeji: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 4:53 PM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 7:37 PM

Ended: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 10:20 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 27 minutes


August 28, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Himeji

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Himeji. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:31 PM Aug 287:37 PM Aug 289:23 PM Aug 28
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Local times for eclipse in Himeji on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

EventTime in HimejiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 4:53:40 PM90°East20.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 5:51:17 PM97°East8.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 28 at 6:31:49 PM103°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 6:52:22 PM106°East-southeast3.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Maximum EclipseAug 28 at 7:37:19 PM112°East-southeast12.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsAug 28 at 8:22:22 PM119°East-southeast20.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 28 at 9:23:28 PM131°Southeast30.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 28 at 10:20:58 PM145°Southeast38.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Himeji (JST – Japan Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Himeji

Eclipse Visibility From HimejiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 11SolarPartial
2003May 7MercuryTransit
2004May 5LunarTotal
2004Jun 8VenusTransit
2004Oct 14SolarPartial
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
2006Nov 9MercuryTransit
2007Mar 4LunarPenumbral
2007Mar 19SolarPartial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Himeji, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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