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Flag for New Zealand August 28, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Tauranga, New Zealand

Max view in Tauranga
Tuesday, August 28, 2007 at 10:37 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Tauranga: 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 — Tauranga

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Tauranga. 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 Tauranga on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

EventTime in TaurangaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 7:53 PM83°East26.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 8:51 PM72°East-northeast36.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 9:52 PM59°East-northeast47.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseAug 28 at 10:37 PM45°Northeast53.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsAug 28 at 11:22 PM27°North-northeast58.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 29 at 12:23 AM358°North61.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 29 at 1:20 AM331°North-northwest58.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Tauranga (NZST – New Zealand Standard Time).

Eclipses 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 16LunarPenumbral
2004May 5LunarPartial
2005Apr 9SolarPartial
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Aug 28 / Aug 29LunarTotal
2008Feb 7SolarPartial
2008Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2009Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
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