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Flag for Japan September 8, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kagoshima, Japan

Max view in Kagoshima
Friday, September 8, 2006 at 3:51 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Kagoshima: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Sep 8, 2006 at 1:44 AM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 8, 2006 at 3:51 AM

Ended: Fri, Sep 8, 2006 at 5:58 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 14 minutes


September 8, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kagoshima

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Kagoshima. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
3:05 AM Sep 83:51 AM Sep 84:36 AM Sep 8
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Local times for eclipse in Kagoshima on Friday, September 8, 2006

EventTime in KagoshimaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 8 at 1:44:08 AM213°South-southwest44.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 8 at 3:05:49 AM234°Southwest33.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseSep 8 at 3:51:20 AM243°West-southwest25.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 8 at 4:36:53 AM250°West-southwest16.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 8 at 5:58:32 AM262°West1.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Kagoshima (JST – Japan Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Kagoshima

Eclipse Visibility from KagoshimaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 11SolarPartial
2004May 5LunarTotal
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Mar 4LunarPartial
2007Mar 19SolarPartial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Kagoshima, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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