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Flag for U.S.A. March 3, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.

Max view in Atlanta
Saturday, March 3, 2007 at 6:36 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Atlanta: Total Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Sat, Mar 3, 2007 at 6:36 PM

Ended: Sat, Mar 3, 2007 at 9:23 PM

Duration: 6 hours, 5 minutes


March 3, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Atlanta

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:33 PM Mar 36:36 PM Mar 38:11 PM Mar 3
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Local times for eclipse in Atlanta on Saturday, March 3, 2007

EventTime in AtlantaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 3:18:11 PM49°Northeast35.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 4:30:21 PM63°East-northeast23.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 5:44:13 PM75°East-northeast10.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 6:20:56 PM80°East1.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMar 3 at 6:33:30 PM82°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in AtlantaMar 3 at 6:36:03 PM82°East0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Atlanta 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 for the best view of the eclipse.
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 6:57:33 PM85°East4.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 3 at 8:11:25 PM96°East19.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 9:23:39 PM107°East-southeast33.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Atlanta (EST – Eastern Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Atlanta

Eclipse Visibility from AtlantaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2000Dec 25SolarPartial
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Apr 8SolarPartial
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
2007Mar 3LunarTotal
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Atlanta, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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