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Flag for French Southern Territories September 7, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Port-aux-Francais, French Southern Territories

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Thursday, September 7, 2006 at 11:51 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Port-aux-Francais: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Sep 7, 2006 at 9:44 PM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 7, 2006 at 11:51 PM

Ended: Fri, Sep 8, 2006 at 1:58 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 14 minutes


September 7, 2006 – September 8, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Port-aux-Francais

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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 Port-aux-Francais. 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
11:05 PM Sep 711:51 PM Sep 712:36 AM Sep 8
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Local times for eclipse in Port-aux-Francais on Thursday, September 7, 2006

EventTime in Port-aux-FrancaisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 9:44:08 PM50°Northeast36.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 11:05:49 PM26°North-northeast44.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseSep 7 at 11:51:20 PM10°North46.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 8 at 12:36:53 AM354°North46.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 8 at 1:58:32 AM327°North-northwest41.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Port-aux-Francais (TFT – French Southern and Antarctic Time).

Eclipses visible in Port-aux-Francais

Eclipse Visibility from Port-aux-FrancaisVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Feb 5SolarPartial
2000Jul 16LunarTotal
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Dec 4SolarPartial
2003May 16LunarPartial
2003Nov 9LunarPartial
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
2006Sep 22SolarPartial
2007Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009 / 2010Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Port-aux-Francais, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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