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Eclipse visible in Adak – September 7, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the September 7, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Adak on Thursday, September 7, 2006

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in AdakDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 7:46 AM255°West-southwest1.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in AdakSep 7 at 7:57 AM257°West-southwest0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Adak 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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetSep 7 at 8:00 AM258°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 9:17 AM272°West11.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 7 at 9:51 AM279°West16.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 7 at 10:26 AM286°West-northwest21.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 7 at 11:57 AM307°Northwest33.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Adak (HADT - Hawaii-Aleutian Daylight Time).

Other eclipses visible in Adak

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in AdakLooks like in AdakPath of the eclipse
Jan 9, 2001LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2001LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 14, 2001SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29 / Dec 30, 2001LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 10, 2002SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 30, 2003SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 2003LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 13, 2004SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27, 2004LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 23 / Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7, 2006LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 27 / Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 2008LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6 / Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31, 2009LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25 / Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 20 / Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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