Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Rotorua, New Zealand
Eclipse visible in Rotorua – Aug 17, 2008 Partial Lunar Eclipse
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.
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.
Local times for eclipse in Rotorua on Sunday, August 17, 2008
Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse is visible in Rotorua.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.Times are local for Rotorua (NZST - New Zealand Standard Time).
Other eclipses visible in Rotorua
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|Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|May 16, 2003||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|May 5, 2004||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Apr 9, 2005||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Apr 24, 2005||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 17 / Oct 18, 2005||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Sep 8, 2006||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Aug 28 / Aug 29, 2007||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Feb 7, 2008||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Aug 17, 2008||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Feb 10, 2009||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 7, 2009||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jun 26 / Jun 27, 2010||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 21 / Dec 22, 2010||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jun 16, 2011||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Dec 11, 2011||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jun 4 / Jun 5, 2012||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Nov 14, 2012||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Nov 29, 2012||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Apr 26, 2013||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|May 10, 2013||Solar||Annular||Partial|
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