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Flag for Indonesia November 9, 2003 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia

Max view in Medan
Sunday, November 9, 2003 at 5:56 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Medan: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Nov 9, 2003 at 5:16 AM

Maximum: Sun, Nov 9, 2003 at 5:56 AM

Ended: Sun, Nov 9, 2003 at 11:20 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 3 minutes


November 9, 2003 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Medan

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Medan, but it could be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:16 AM Nov 95:56 AM Nov 96:07 AM Nov 9
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Local times for eclipse in Medan on Sunday, November 9, 2003

EventTime in MedanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 9 at 5:16 AM285°West-northwest11.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in MedanNov 9 at 5:56 AM286°West-northwest2.3°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Medan would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
MoonsetNov 9 at 6:07 AM286°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 9 at 6:32 AM286°West-northwest6.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsNov 9 at 8:07 AM290°West-northwest28.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseNov 9 at 8:18 AM291°West-northwest30.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsNov 9 at 8:29 AM292°West-northwest33.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsNov 9 at 10:04 AM304°West-northwest53.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 9 at 11:20 AM327°North-northwest66.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Medan (WIB – Western Indonesian Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Medan

Eclipse Visibility from MedanVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2003Nov 9LunarPenumbral
2004May 5LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Mar 4LunarTotal
2007Aug 28LunarPartial
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Medan, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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