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Flag for Iran July 16, 2000 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Tehran, Iran

Max view in Tehran
Sunday, July 16, 2000 at 8:21 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Tehran: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sun, Jul 16, 2000 at 3:21 PM

Maximum: Sun, Jul 16, 2000 at 8:21 PM

Ended: Sun, Jul 16, 2000 at 9:32 PM


Duration: 6 hours, 12 minutes

Location

July 16, 2000 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Tehran

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Tehran, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
8:19 PM Jul 168:21 PM Jul 168:23 PM Jul 16
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Local times for eclipse in Tehran on Sunday, July 16, 2000

EventTime in TehranDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 16 at 3:21 PM74°East-northeast57.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 16 at 4:29 PM86°East44.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJul 16 at 5:34 PM95°East31.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 16 at 6:26 PM102°East-southeast21.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJul 16 at 7:19 PM109°East-southeast11.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJul 16 at 8:19 PM117°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in TehranJul 16 at 8:21 PM117°East-southeast0.3°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Tehran 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 East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 16 at 8:23 PM117°East-southeast0.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
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 East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 16 at 9:32 PM128°Southeast11.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Tehran (IRDT – Iran Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Tehran

Eclipse Visibility from TehranVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarPartial
Total
2000Jul 16LunarPartial
Total
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
Partial
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 16LunarPenumbral
Total
2003May 31SolarPartial
Annular
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2005Oct 17LunarPenumbral
Partial
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 Tehran, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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