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Flag for Solomon Islands October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Honiara, Solomon Islands

Max view in Honiara
Monday, October 17, 2005 at 11:03 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Honiara: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 8:53 PM

Maximum: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 11:03 PM

Ended: Tue, Oct 18, 2005 at 1:13 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 20 minutes


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

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 Honiara. 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
10:35 PM Oct 1711:03 PM Oct 1711:31 PM Oct 17
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Local times for eclipse in Honiara on Monday, October 17, 2005

EventTime in HoniaraDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 8:53 PM69°East-northeast39.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 10:35 PM48°Northeast60.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseOct 17 at 11:03 PM37°Northeast65.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 17 at 11:31 PM22°North-northeast68.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 18 at 1:13 AM320°Northwest63.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Honiara (SBT – Solomon Islands Time).

Eclipses visible in Honiara

Eclipse Visibility from HoniaraVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jan 10LunarPartial
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26 / May 27LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 11SolarPartial
2004May 5LunarPartial
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Aug 28 / Aug 29LunarTotal
2008Aug 17LunarPenumbral
2009Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
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