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Flag for US Minor Outlying Islands September 7, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Baker Island, US Minor Outlying Islands

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Thursday, September 7, 2006 at 5:39 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Baker Island: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Sep 7, 2006 at 4:44 AM

Maximum: Thu, Sep 7, 2006 at 5:39 AM

Ended: Thu, Sep 7, 2006 at 8:58 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 14 minutes


September 7, 2006 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Baker Island

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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

4:44 AM Sep 75:39 AM Sep 75:41 AM Sep 7
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Local times for eclipse in Baker Island on Thursday, September 7, 2006

EventTime in Baker IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 4:44:08 AM262°West13.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Baker IslandSep 7 at 5:39:12 AM263°West0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Baker Island 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 for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetSep 7 at 5:41:19 AM263°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 7 at 6:05:49 AM263°West6.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 7 at 6:51:20 AM263°West17.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 7 at 7:36:53 AM263°West28.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 7 at 8:58:32 AM261°West47.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Baker Island (AoE – Anywhere on Earth).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Baker Island

Eclipse Visibility From Baker IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2000Jan 20LunarPartial
2000Jul 15 / Jul 16LunarTotal
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
2001Dec 29 / Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 25 / May 26LunarPenumbral
2003May 6MercuryTransit
2004Jun 7VenusTransit
2005Apr 23LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 16 / Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Sep 7LunarPenumbral
2006Nov 8MercuryTransit
2007Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarTotal
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 6LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 21SolarPartial
2009Dec 31LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Baker Island, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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