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Flag for New Zealand September 8, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Chatham Islands, Chatham Islands, New Zealand

Max view in Chatham Islands
Friday, September 8, 2006 at 6:49 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Chatham Islands: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Sep 8, 2006 at 5:29 AM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 8, 2006 at 6:49 AM

Ended: Fri, Sep 8, 2006 at 9:43 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 14 minutes

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September 8, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Chatham Islands

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
5:29 AM Sep 86:49 AM Sep 86:54 AM Sep 8
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Local times for eclipse in Chatham Islands on Friday, September 8, 2006

EventTime in Chatham IslandsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 8 at 5:29 AM275°West14.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Chatham IslandsSep 8 at 6:49 AM261°West0.6°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Chatham Islands 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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 8 at 6:50 AM261°West0.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetSep 8 at 6:54 AM261°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 8 at 7:36 AM254°West-southwest7.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 8 at 8:21 AM246°West-southwest15.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 8 at 9:43 AM229°Southwest27.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Chatham Islands (CHAST – Chatham Island Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Chatham Islands

Eclipse Visibility from Chatham IslandsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
Total
2001Jul 6LunarPartial
Partial
2001Dec 30 / Dec 31LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002May 26 / May 27LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 16LunarPartial
Total
2003Nov 24SolarPartial
Total
2004May 5LunarPenumbral
Total
2005Apr 9SolarPartial
Total
2005Apr 24 / Apr 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
Partial
2006Sep 8LunarPenumbral
Partial
2007Aug 28 / Aug 29LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 7SolarPartial
Annular
2009Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Chatham Islands, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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