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Flag for New Zealand October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Tauranga, New Zealand

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Tuesday, October 18, 2005 at 1:03 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Tauranga: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 10:53 PM

Maximum: Tue, Oct 18, 2005 at 1:03 AM

Ended: Tue, Oct 18, 2005 at 3:13 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 20 minutes


October 17, 2005 – October 18, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Tauranga

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Tauranga. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
12:35 AM Oct 181:03 AM Oct 181:31 AM Oct 18
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Local times for eclipse in Tauranga on Tuesday, October 18, 2005

EventTime in TaurangaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 10:53:26 PM37°Northeast34.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 18 at 12:35:18 AMNorth41.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseOct 18 at 1:03:20 AM359°North41.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 18 at 1:31:15 AM350°North40.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 18 at 3:13:15 AM321°Northwest31.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Tauranga (NZDT – New Zealand Daylight Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Tauranga

Eclipse Visibility From TaurangaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30 / Dec 31LunarPenumbral
2002May 26 / May 27LunarPenumbral
2003May 7MercuryTransit
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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