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Flag for Japan March 4, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kagoshima, Japan

Max View in Kagoshima
Sunday, March 4, 2007 at 6:40 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Kagoshima: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Mar 4, 2007 at 5:18 AM

Maximum: Sun, Mar 4, 2007 at 6:40 AM

Ended: Sun, Mar 4, 2007 at 11:23 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 5 minutes


March 4, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kagoshima

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Kagoshima, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. 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 partialMaxMoonset
6:30 AM Mar 46:40 AM Mar 46:44 AM Mar 4
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Local times for eclipse in Kagoshima on Sunday, March 4, 2007

EventTime in KagoshimaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 5:18:11 AM268°West17.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 6:30:21 AM277°West2.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in KagoshimaMar 4 at 6:40:42 AM278°West0.6°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Kagoshima would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetMar 4 at 6:44:09 AM278°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 7:44:13 AM286°West-northwest12.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 4 at 8:20:56 AM291°West-northwest20.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMar 4 at 8:57:33 AM297°West-northwest27.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 4 at 10:11:25 AM312°Northwest39.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 4 at 11:23:39 AM333°North-northwest49.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Kagoshima (JST – Japan Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits 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
2003May 7MercuryTransit
2004May 5LunarTotal
2004Jun 8VenusTransit
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
2006Nov 9MercuryTransit
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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