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Flag for Ghana November 8, 2003 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Accra, Ghana

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Sunday, November 9, 2003 at 1:18 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Accra: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Nov 8, 2003 at 10:16 PM

Maximum: Sun, Nov 9, 2003 at 1:18 AM

Ended: Sun, Nov 9, 2003 at 4:20 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 3 minutes


November 8, 2003 – November 9, 2003 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Accra

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Accra. 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
11:32 PM Nov 81:18 AM Nov 93:04 AM Nov 9
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Local times for eclipse in Accra on Sunday, November 9, 2003

EventTime in AccraDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 10:16:58 PM62°East-northeast66.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 11:32:51 PM12°North-northeast79.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsNov 9 at 1:07:35 AM300°West-northwest66.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseNov 9 at 1:18:35 AM297°West-northwest64.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsNov 9 at 1:29:32 AM295°West-northwest61.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 9 at 3:04:16 AM287°West-northwest40.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 9 at 4:20:11 AM286°West-northwest22.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Accra (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

Eclipses visible in Accra

Eclipse Visibility from AccraVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
2001Jun 21SolarPartial
2002Jun 24LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2002Dec 4SolarPartial
2003May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarTotal
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
2006Sep 22SolarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 16LunarPartial
2009Aug 5 / Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
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