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Eclipse visible in Augusta – Aug 28, 2007 Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Augusta, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the Aug 28, 2007 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Augusta on Tuesday, August 28, 2007

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 AugustaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsAug 28 at 3:55 AM233°Southwest17.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsAug 28 at 4:54 AM244°West-southwest9.3° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in AugustaAug 28 at 5:52 AM255°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 Augusta 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.
Total Eclipse beginsAug 28 at 5:53 AM255°West-southwest0.3° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
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.
MoonsetAug 28 at 5:55 AM255°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 28 at 6:37 AM262°West7.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsAug 28 at 7:21 AM270°West14.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 28 at 8:20 AM281°West24.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 28 at 9:19 AM292°West-northwest34.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Augusta (EDT - Eastern Daylight Time).

Other eclipses visible in Augusta

Dates
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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Augusta
Looks like in
Augusta
Path of the eclipse
Nov 19, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 15 / May 16, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27 / Oct 28, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20 / Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 2008LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 5, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31, 2009LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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