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Flag for Mauritania March 3, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nouakchott, Mauritania

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Saturday, March 3, 2007 at 11:20 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Nouakchott: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Mar 3, 2007 at 8:18 PM

Maximum: Sat, Mar 3, 2007 at 11:20 PM

Ended: Sun, Mar 4, 2007 at 2:23 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 5 minutes


March 3, 2007 – March 4, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nouakchott

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Nouakchott. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
9:30 PM Mar 311:20 PM Mar 31:11 AM Mar 4
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Local times for eclipse in Nouakchott on Saturday, March 3, 2007

EventTime in NouakchottDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 8:18:11 PM88°East17.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 9:30:21 PM94°East34.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 10:44:13 PM102°East-southeast51.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 11:20:56 PM108°East-southeast59.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 11:57:33 PM118°East-southeast67.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 4 at 1:11:25 AM170°South78.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 4 at 2:23:39 AM234°Southwest70.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Nouakchott (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Nouakchott

Eclipse Visibility From NouakchottVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
2002Jun 24LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 7MercuryTransit
2003May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4LunarTotal
2004Jun 8VenusTransit
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
2006Sep 22SolarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 16LunarPartial
2009Aug 5 / Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
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