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Flag for United Kingdom September 7, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Max view in Glasgow
Thursday, September 7, 2006 at 8:02 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Glasgow: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Sep 7, 2006 at 5:44 PM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 7, 2006 at 8:02 PM

Ended: Thu, Sep 7, 2006 at 9:58 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 14 minutes


September 7, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Glasgow

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 Glasgow. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
7:59 PM Sep 78:02 PM Sep 78:36 PM Sep 7
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Local times for eclipse in Glasgow on Thursday, September 7, 2006

EventTime in GlasgowDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 5:44 PM76°East-northeast19.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 7:05 PM92°East7.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 7 at 7:51 PM101°East0.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 7 at 7:59 PM103°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in GlasgowSep 7 at 8:02 PM103°East-southeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Glasgow would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 7 at 8:36 PM110°East-southeast4.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 7 at 9:58 PM127°Southeast14.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Glasgow (BST – British Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Glasgow

Eclipse Visibility from GlasgowVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 24LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarTotal
2003May 31SolarPartial
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Glasgow, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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