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Flag for Canada October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Cape Dorset, Nunavut, Canada

Max view in Cape Dorset
Monday, October 17, 2005 at 8:03 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Cape Dorset: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 5:53 AM

Maximum: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 8:03 AM

Ended: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 10:13 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 20 minutes


October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Cape Dorset

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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 Cape Dorset. 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 partialMaxMoonset
7:35 AM Oct 178:03 AM Oct 178:14 AM Oct 17
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Local times for eclipse in Cape Dorset on Monday, October 17, 2005

EventTime in Cape DorsetDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 5:53:26 AM262°West13.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 7:35:18 AM285°West-northwest3.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximum EclipseOct 17 at 8:03:20 AM291°West-northwest0.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetOct 17 at 8:14:22 AM293°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 17 at 8:31:15 AM297°West-northwest1.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 17 at 10:13:15 AM320°Northwest10.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Cape Dorset (EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Cape Dorset

Eclipse Visibility from Cape DorsetVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2000Jul 30SolarPartial
2000Dec 25SolarPartial
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
2007Mar 3LunarTotal
2007Aug 28LunarPartial
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Cape Dorset, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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