September 2006 lunar eclipse

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Partial lunar eclipse
September 7, 2006
Partial lunar eclipse Sept 7 2006-Mikelens.jpg
The partial eclipse covered a northern fraction of the moon
Lunar eclipse chart close-2006Sep07.png
The moon's path through the southern edge of the Earth's umbral shadow
Series (and member) 118 (51)
Duration (hr:mn:sc)
Partial 01:31:05
Penumbral 04:14:23
Contacts
P1 16:44:07 UTC
U1 18:05:47 UTC
Greatest 18:51:19 UTC
U4 19:36:43 UTC
P4 20:58:39 UTC
Lunar eclipse chart-06sep07.png
The moon's path across shadow in Aquarius

A partial lunar eclipse took place on September 7, 2006, the second of two lunar eclipses in 2006.

Visibility[edit]

It was completely visible over most of Africa, Europe, Asia and Australia.

Lunar eclipse from moon-2006Sep07.png
A simulated view of the earth from the center of the moon at maximum eclipse.

Map[edit]

Visibility Lunar Eclipse 2006-09-07.png

Photos[edit]

20060907sequence.jpg
Degania A, Israel

Relation to other lunar eclipses[edit]

Lunar eclipse series sets from 2006–2009
Descending node   Ascending node
Saros #
and photo
Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
Saros #
and photo
Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
113
Penumbral lunar eclipse 2006 March 14 Warrenton VA.jpg
2006 Mar 14
Lunar eclipse from moon-2006Mar14.png
penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-06mar14.png
118
Partial lunar eclipse Sept 7 2006-Mikelens.jpg
2006 Sep 7
Lunar eclipse from moon-2006Sep07.png
partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-2006Sep07.png
123
Red moon during lunar eclipse.jpg
2007 Mar 03
Lunar eclipse from moon-2007Mar03.png
total
Lunar eclipse chart close-07mar03.png
128
Lunar Eclipse.jpg
2007 Aug 28
Lunar eclipse from moon-2007Aug28.png
total
Lunar eclipse chart close-2007aug28.png
133
February 2008 total lunar eclipse John Buonomo.jpg
2008 Feb 21
Lunar eclipse from moon-2008Feb21.png
total
Lunar eclipse chart close-08feb20.png
138
20080816eclipsed2.jpg
2008 Aug 16
Lunar eclipse from moon-2008Aug16.png
partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-2008Aug16.png
143
Penumbral lunar eclipse Feb 9 2009 NavneethC.jpg
2009 Feb 9
Lunar eclipse from moon-2009Feb09.png
penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-09feb09.png
148
Penumbral lunar eclipse Aug 6 2009 John Walker.gif
2009 Aug 06
Lunar eclipse from moon-2009Aug06.png
penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-2009aug06.png
Last set 2005 Apr 24 Last set 2005 Oct 17
Next set 2009 Dec 31 Next set 2009 Jul 07


Metonic cycle (19 years)[edit]

This eclipse is the first of four Metonic cycle lunar eclipses on the same date, September 7, each separated by 19 years:

The Metonic cycle repeats nearly exactly every 19 years and represents a Saros cycle plus one lunar year. Because it occurs on the same calendar date, the earth's shadow will in nearly the same location relative to the background stars.

  1. 2006 Mar 14 - penumbral (113)
  2. 2025 Mar 14 - total (123)
  3. 2044 Mar 13 - total (133)
  4. 2064 Mar 14- partial (143)
  1. 2006 Sep 07 - penumbral (118)
  2. 2025 Sep 07 - total (128)
  3. 2044 Sep 07 - partial (138)
  4. 2063 Sep 07 - partial (148)
Metonic lunar eclipses 2006-2063A.png

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