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Flag for New Zealand August 28, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Rotorua, New Zealand (Te Rotorua-nui-a-Kahumatamomoe)

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Tuesday, August 28, 2007 at 10:37 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Rotorua: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 7:53 PM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 10:37 PM

Ended: Wed, Aug 29, 2007 at 1:20 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 27 minutes


August 28, 2007 – August 29, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Rotorua

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Rotorua. 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
8:51 PM Aug 2810:37 PM Aug 2812:23 AM Aug 29
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Local times for eclipse in Rotorua on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

EventTime in RotoruaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 7:53:40 PM83°East25.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 8:51:17 PM72°East-northeast36.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 9:52:22 PM58°East-northeast46.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseAug 28 at 10:37:19 PM45°Northeast53.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsAug 28 at 11:22:22 PM27°North-northeast58.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 29 at 12:23:28 AM358°North60.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 29 at 1:20:58 AM332°North-northwest57.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Rotorua (NZST – New Zealand Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Rotorua

Eclipse Visibility From RotoruaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30 / Dec 31LunarPenumbral
2002May 26 / May 27LunarPenumbral
2003May 7MercuryPartial Transit
2003May 16LunarPenumbral
2004May 5LunarPartial
2005Apr 9SolarPartial
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
2006Nov 9MercuryTransit
2007Aug 28 / Aug 29LunarTotal
2008Feb 7SolarPartial
2008Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2009Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
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