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Flag for Puerto Rico March 3, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — San Juan, Puerto Rico

Max view in San Juan
Saturday, March 3, 2007 at 7:20 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

San Juan: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Mar 3, 2007 at 4:18 PM

Maximum: Sat, Mar 3, 2007 at 7:20 PM

Ended: Sat, Mar 3, 2007 at 10:23 PM

Duration: 6 hours, 5 minutes


March 3, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — San Juan

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in San Juan. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the March 3, 2007 – March 4, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:26 PM Mar 37:20 PM Mar 39:11 PM Mar 3
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Local times for eclipse in San Juan on Saturday, March 3, 2007

EventTime in San JuanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 4:18 PM70°East-northeast29.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 5:30 PM78°East-northeast13.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMar 3 at 6:26 PM83°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 6:44 PM84°East3.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 7:20 PM87°East12.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 7:57 PM90°East20.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 3 at 9:11 PM96°East37.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 10:23 PM106°East-southeast53.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for San Juan (AST – Atlantic Standard Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in San Juan.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in San Juan

Eclipse Visibility from San JuanVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2000Dec 25SolarPartial
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Apr 8SolarPartial
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
2006Sep 22SolarPartial
2007Mar 3LunarTotal
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
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