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Flag for Iran January 21, 2000 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Sanandaj, Iran

Max view in Sanandaj
Friday, January 21, 2000 at 7:23 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Sanandaj: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Jan 21, 2000 at 5:34 AM

Maximum: Fri, Jan 21, 2000 at 7:23 AM

Ended: Fri, Jan 21, 2000 at 10:52 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


January 21, 2000 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Sanandaj

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Sanandaj, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered a large portion of the Moon, so this was still a nice sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
6:31 AM Jan 217:23 AM Jan 217:27 AM Jan 21
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Local times for eclipse in Sanandaj on Friday, January 21, 2000

EventTime in SanandajDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 5:34:24 AM280°West20.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 6:31:50 AM287°West-northwest9.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in SanandajJan 21 at 7:23:36 AM294°West-northwest0.6°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Sanandaj would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJan 21 at 7:27:49 AM294°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 7:35:01 AM295°West-northwest1.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 8:13:31 AM301°West-northwest8.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 8:51:59 AM307°Northwest14.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 9:55:09 AM318°Northwest23.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 10:52:39 AM331°North-northwest30.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Sanandaj (IRST – Iran Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Sanandaj

Eclipse Visibility from SanandajVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarPartial
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5LunarPenumbral
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 Sanandaj, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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