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Flag for U.S.A. March 3, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bismarck, North Dakota, U.S.A.

Max view in Bismarck
Saturday, March 3, 2007 at 6:34 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Bismarck: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Mar 3, 2007 at 2:18 PM

Maximum: Sat, Mar 3, 2007 at 6:34 PM

Ended: Sat, Mar 3, 2007 at 8:23 PM

Duration: 6 hours, 5 minutes


March 3, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bismarck

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Bismarck, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:30 PM Mar 36:34 PM Mar 37:11 PM Mar 3
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Local times for eclipse in Bismarck on Saturday, March 3, 2007

EventTime in BismarckDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 2:18:11 PM26°North-northeast32.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 3:30:21 PM44°Northeast26.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 4:44:13 PM60°East-northeast16.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 5:20:56 PM68°East-northeast11.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 5:57:33 PM75°East-northeast5.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMar 3 at 6:30:58 PM81°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in BismarckMar 3 at 6:34:09 PM81°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 Bismarck 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.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 3 at 7:11:25 PM88°East6.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 8:23:39 PM101°East17.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Bismarck (CST – Central Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Bismarck

Eclipse Visibility from BismarckVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2000Jul 16LunarPenumbral
2000Dec 25SolarPartial
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
2007Mar 3LunarPartial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Bismarck, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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