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Flag for France January 21, 2000 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Paris, France

Max view in Paris
Friday, January 21, 2000 at 5:44 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Paris: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Jan 21, 2000 at 3:06 AM

Maximum: Fri, Jan 21, 2000 at 5:44 AM

Ended: Fri, Jan 21, 2000 at 8:22 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 16 minutes


January 21, 2000 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Paris

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Paris. 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 partialMaxEnd of partial
4:05 AM Jan 215:44 AM Jan 217:23 AM Jan 21
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Local times for eclipse in Paris on Friday, January 21, 2000

EventTime in ParisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 3:06 AM234°Southwest50.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 4:05 AM249°West-southwest41.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 5:06 AM262°West32.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 5:44 AM269°West26.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 6:21 AM276°West20.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 7:23 AM287°West-northwest10.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 8:22 AM297°West-northwest2.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Times are local for Paris (CET – Central European Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Paris

Eclipse Visibility from ParisVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
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