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Flag for France January 9, 2001 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Paris, Île-de-France, France

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Tuesday, January 9, 2001 at 9:20 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Paris: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Jan 9, 2001 at 6:45 PM

Maximum: Tue, Jan 9, 2001 at 9:20 PM

Ended: Tue, Jan 9, 2001 at 11:56 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 11 minutes


January 9, 2001 — 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
7:42 PM Jan 99:20 PM Jan 910:58 PM Jan 9
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Local times for eclipse in Paris on Tuesday, January 9, 2001

EventTime in ParisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 9 at 6:45:02 PM74°East-northeast14.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 9 at 7:42:27 PM83°East23.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 9 at 8:50:05 PM96°East34.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 9 at 9:20:34 PM102°East-southeast39.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJan 9 at 9:51:06 PM108°East-southeast43.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 9 at 10:58:45 PM126°Southeast53.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 9 at 11:56:08 PM147°South-southeast59.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Paris (CET – Central European Time).

Eclipses and Transits 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 7MercuryTransit
2003May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2004Jun 8VenusTransit
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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