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Flag for USA September 7, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Adak, Alaska, USA

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Thursday, September 7, 2006 at 7:58 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Adak: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Sep 7, 2006 at 7:44 AM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 7, 2006 at 7:58 AM

Ended: Thu, Sep 7, 2006 at 11:58 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 14 minutes


September 7, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Adak

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

7:44 AM Sep 77:58 AM Sep 78:02 AM Sep 7
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Local times for eclipse in Adak on Thursday, September 7, 2006

EventTime in AdakDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 7:44:08 AM254°West-southwest2.2°
The 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 7:58:29 AM257°West-southwest0.4°
The 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 8:02:03 AM258°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 9:05:49 AM270°West9.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 7 at 9:51:20 AM279°West16.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 7 at 10:36:53 AM288°West-northwest22.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 7 at 11:58:32 AM307°Northwest33.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Adak (HADT – Hawaii-Aleutian Daylight Time).

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.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Adak

Eclipse Visibility From AdakVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2000Jan 20LunarTotal
2000Jul 16LunarTotal
2001Jan 9LunarPartial
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
2001Dec 29 / Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
2003May 6MercuryTransit
2003May 30SolarPartial
2004Jun 7VenusTransit
2004Oct 13SolarPartial
2004Oct 27LunarPartial
2005Apr 23 / Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Sep 7LunarPenumbral
2006Nov 8MercuryTransit
2007Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Feb 20LunarPenumbral
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 6 / Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Adak, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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