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Flag for U.S.A. March 14, 2006 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

Max view in Los Angeles
Tuesday, March 14, 2006 at 6:03 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Los Angeles: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Mar 14, 2006 at 1:23 PM

Maximum: Tue, Mar 14, 2006 at 6:03 PM

Ended: Tue, Mar 14, 2006 at 6:11 PM


Duration: 4 hours, 47 minutes

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March 14, 2006 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Los Angeles

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. 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.

More about the March 14, 2006 – March 15, 2006 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd
6:01 PM Mar 146:03 PM Mar 146:11 PM Mar 14
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Local times for eclipse in Los Angeles on Tuesday, March 14, 2006

EventTime in Los AngelesDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 14 at 1:23 PM32°North-northeast47.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 14 at 3:25 PM63°East-northeast30.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMar 14 at 6:01 PM87°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Los AngelesMar 14 at 6:03 PM87°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 Los Angeles 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.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 14 at 6:11 PM89°East1.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Times are local for Los Angeles (PST – Pacific Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Los Angeles

Eclipse Visibility from Los AngelesVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
2000Jul 16LunarPartial
Total
2000Dec 25SolarPartial
Partial
2001Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Partial
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
Annular
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
Annular
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 15LunarTotal
Total
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 27LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2007Mar 3LunarPenumbral
Total
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 20LunarTotal
Total
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
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