Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Niigata, Japan
Eclipse visible in Niigata – Apr 24, 2005 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.
During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow do not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears partially or totally eclipsed during this event.
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.
Local times for eclipse in Niigata on Sunday, April 24, 2005
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse is visible in Niigata.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.Times are local for Niigata (JST - Japan Standard Time).
Other eclipses visible in Niigata
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|Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|Jul 16 / Jul 17, 2000||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jan 10, 2001||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jul 5 / Jul 6, 2001||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 30, 2001||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|May 26, 2002||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jun 11, 2002||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|May 5, 2004||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Oct 14, 2004||Solar||Partial||Partial|
|Apr 24, 2005||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 17, 2005||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Sep 8, 2006||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Mar 4, 2007||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Aug 28, 2007||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Aug 17, 2008||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Feb 9 / Feb 10, 2009||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 7, 2009||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 22, 2009||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Jan 1, 2010||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jan 15, 2010||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Jun 26, 2010||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 21, 2010||Lunar||Total||Total|
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