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Flag for Australia October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Monday, October 17, 2005 at 10:03 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Sydney: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 7:53 PM

Maximum: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 10:03 PM

Ended: Tue, Oct 18, 2005 at 12:13 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 20 minutes


October 17, 2005 – October 18, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Sydney

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Sydney. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
9:35 PM Oct 1710:03 PM Oct 1710:31 PM Oct 17
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Local times for eclipse in Sydney on Monday, October 17, 2005

EventTime in SydneyDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 7:53:26 PM61°East-northeast21.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 9:35:18 PM39°Northeast36.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseOct 17 at 10:03:20 PM31°North-northeast39.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 17 at 10:31:15 PM23°North-northeast42.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 18 at 12:13:15 AM350°North44.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Sydney (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Sydney

Eclipse Visibility from SydneyVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jan 10LunarPartial
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Dec 4SolarPartial
2003Nov 24SolarPartial
2004May 5LunarTotal
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Feb 7SolarPartial
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
2009Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2010Jan 1LunarPenumbral
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