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Eclipse visible in Frankfurt – January 21, 2000 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Frankfurt.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the January 21, 2000 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Frankfurt on Friday, January 21, 2000

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in FrankfurtDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 3:06 AM240°West-southwest46.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 4:05 AM254°West-southwest37.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 5:06 AM267°West28.0° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 5:44 AM274°West22.2° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 6:21 AM280°West16.4° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 7:23 AM291°West-northwest7.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
MoonsetJan 21 at 8:18 AM301°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 8:22 AM301°West-northwest0.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Frankfurt (CET - Central European Time).

Other eclipses visible in Frankfurt

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in FrankfurtLooks like in FrankfurtPath of the eclipse
Oct 8, 1995LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 3 / Apr 4, 1996LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 27, 1996LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 12, 1996SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 24, 1997LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16, 1997LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1998LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 8, 1998LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 1999LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 11, 1999SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 9, 2001LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 24 / Jun 25, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 20, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 31, 2003SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8 / Nov 9, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 4 / May 5, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 3, 2005SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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