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Flag for Iran November 20, 2002 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Sanandaj, Iran

Max view in Sanandaj
Wednesday, November 20, 2002 at 5:16 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Sanandaj: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Nov 20, 2002 at 3:04 AM

Maximum: Wed, Nov 20, 2002 at 5:16 AM

Ended: Wed, Nov 20, 2002 at 7:28 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 24 minutes

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November 20, 2002 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Sanandaj

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. 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.

More about the November 19, 2002 – November 20, 2002 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
3:04 AM Nov 205:16 AM Nov 207:06 AM Nov 20
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Local times for eclipse in Sanandaj on Wednesday, November 20, 2002

EventTime in SanandajDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 20 at 3:04 AM259°West46.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseNov 20 at 5:16 AM278°West20.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
MoonsetNov 20 at 7:06 AM293°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 20 at 7:28 AM296°West-northwest3.1° 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
Total
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2001Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Partial
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 31SolarPartial
Annular
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
Total
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
Total
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009 / 2010Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarPartial
Partial
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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