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Eclipse visible in Sacramento – March 3, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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

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

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 3, 2007 – March 4, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Sacramento on Saturday, March 3, 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 SacramentoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 12:20 PMNorth44.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 1:31 PM26°North-northeast41.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 2:46 PM46°Northeast33.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 3:21 PM54°Northeast28.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 3:56 PM61°East-northeast22.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 3 at 5:10 PM74°East-northeast10.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMar 3 at 6:03 PM82°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in SacramentoMar 3 at 6:05 PM83°East0.4° 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 Sacramento 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 3 at 6:22 PM85°East3.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.

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

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

Times are local for Sacramento (PST - Pacific Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Sacramento

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in SacramentoLooks like in SacramentoPath of the eclipse
May 26, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 10, 2002SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 15, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 2007LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 20 / Dec 21, 2010LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 2011LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 20, 2012SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 2012LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 2012LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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