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Flag for Vietnam March 4, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Hanoi, Vietnam

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Sunday, March 4, 2007 at 6:15 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Hanoi: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Mar 4, 2007 at 3:18 AM

Maximum: Sun, Mar 4, 2007 at 6:15 AM

Ended: Sun, Mar 4, 2007 at 9:23 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 5 minutes


March 4, 2007 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Hanoi

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Hanoi. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
4:30 AM Mar 46:15 AM Mar 46:18 AM Mar 4
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Local times for eclipse in Hanoi on Sunday, March 4, 2007

EventTime in HanoiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 3:18:11 AM261°West40.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 4:30:21 AM268°West24.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 4 at 5:44:13 AM275°West7.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in HanoiMar 4 at 6:15:48 AM277°West0.5°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Hanoi 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.
MoonsetMar 4 at 6:18:17 AM277°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 4 at 6:20:56 AM278°West0.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMar 4 at 6:57:33 AM281°West9.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 4 at 8:11:25 AM288°West-northwest25.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 4 at 9:23:39 AM298°West-northwest40.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Hanoi (ICT – Indochina Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Hanoi

Eclipse Visibility From HanoiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 11SolarPartial
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2003May 7MercuryTransit
2004May 5LunarTotal
2004Jun 8VenusTransit
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
2006Nov 9MercuryTransit
2007Mar 4LunarTotal
2007Mar 19SolarPartial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Hanoi, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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