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Flag for New Zealand October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Wellington, New Zealand (Pōneke)

Max view in Wellington
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 at 1:03 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Wellington: 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

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

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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 Wellington. 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 Wellington on Tuesday, October 18, 2005

EventTime in WellingtonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 10:53 PM37°Northeast30.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 18 at 12:35 AMNorth37.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseOct 18 at 1:03 AMNorth37.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 18 at 1:31 AM352°North37.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 18 at 3:13 AM324°Northwest29.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Wellington (NZDT – New Zealand Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Wellington

Eclipse Visibility from WellingtonVisibility 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 16LunarPenumbral
Total
2003Nov 24SolarPartial
Total
2004May 5LunarPartial
Total
2005Apr 9SolarPartial
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
Partial
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2007Aug 28 / Aug 29LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 7SolarPartial
Annular
2009Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
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