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Eclipse visible in Kobe – 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 Kobe, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse.

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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

Local times for eclipse in Kobe 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 KobeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 5:20 AM270°West12.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in KobeMar 4 at 6:23 AM278°West0.5° 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 Kobe 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 6:26 AM279°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 6:31 AM279°West0.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 7:46 AM290°West-northwest16.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 4 at 8:21 AM296°West-northwest22.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMar 4 at 8:56 AM302°West-northwest28.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 4 at 10:10 AM319°Northwest40.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 4 at 11:22 AM340°North-northwest47.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Kobe (JST - Japan Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Kobe

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in KobeLooks like in KobePath of the eclipse
May 26, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 11, 2002SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 5, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 14, 2004SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 8, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9 / Feb 10, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 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, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 16, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10 / Dec 11, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 21, 2012SolarAnnularAnnularEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28 / Nov 29, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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