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

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Friday, September 8, 2006 at 3:51 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Yokohama: 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 — Yokohama

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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 Yokohama. 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 Yokohama on Friday, September 8, 2006

EventTime in YokohamaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 8 at 1:44:08 AM221°Southwest37.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 8 at 3:05:49 AM240°West-southwest24.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseSep 8 at 3:51:20 AM248°West-southwest16.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 8 at 4:36:53 AM255°West-southwest8.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetSep 8 at 5:24:32 AM262°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 8 at 5:58:32 AM267°West7.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Yokohama (JST – Japan Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Yokohama

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

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