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Flag for Iran November 9, 2003 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Esfahãn, Iran (Isfahãn)

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Sunday, November 9, 2003 at 4:48 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Esfahãn: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Nov 9, 2003 at 1:46 AM

Maximum: Sun, Nov 9, 2003 at 4:48 AM

Ended: Sun, Nov 9, 2003 at 7:50 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 3 minutes


November 9, 2003 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Esfahãn

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Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Esfahãn. 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 partialMaxMoonset
3:02 AM Nov 94:48 AM Nov 96:33 AM Nov 9
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Local times for eclipse in Esfahãn on Sunday, November 9, 2003

EventTime in EsfahãnDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 9 at 1:46:58 AM247°West-southwest56.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 9 at 3:02:51 AM262°West41.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsNov 9 at 4:37:35 AM275°West22.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseNov 9 at 4:48:35 AM276°West20.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsNov 9 at 4:59:32 AM278°West18.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
MoonsetNov 9 at 6:33:20 AM290°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsNov 9 at 6:34:16 AM290°West-northwest0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 9 at 7:50:11 AM301°West-northwest14.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Esfahãn (IRST – Iran Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Esfahãn

Eclipse Visibility from EsfahãnVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarPartial
2000Jul 16LunarPartial
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 31SolarPartial
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009 / 2010Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Esfahãn, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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