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Flag for Laos August 28, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Vientiane, Laos

Max view in Vientiane
Tuesday, August 28, 2007 at 6:30 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Vientiane: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 2:53 PM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 6:30 PM

Ended: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 8:20 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 27 minutes


August 28, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Vientiane

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Vientiane, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered a large portion of the Moon, so this was still a nice sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:27 PM Aug 286:30 PM Aug 287:23 PM Aug 28
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Local times for eclipse in Vientiane on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

EventTime in VientianeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 2:53:40 PM86°East49.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 3:51:17 PM90°East36.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 4:52:22 PM94°East22.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 28 at 5:37:19 PM97°East12.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsAug 28 at 6:22:22 PM100°East0.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 28 at 6:27:34 PM100°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in VientianeAug 28 at 6:30:07 PM101°East0.5°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Vientiane 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 East for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 28 at 7:23:28 PM105°East-southeast12.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 28 at 8:20:58 PM110°East-southeast24.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Vientiane (ICT – Indochina Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Vientiane

Eclipse Visibility from VientianeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2003Nov 9LunarPenumbral
2004May 5LunarTotal
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Mar 4LunarTotal
2007Mar 19SolarPartial
2007Aug 28LunarPartial
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Vientiane, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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