Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Tehran, Iran
Eclipse visible in Tehran – May 16, 2003 Total Lunar Eclipse
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.
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.
Local times for eclipse in Tehran on Friday, May 16, 2003
Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse is visible in Tehran.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.Times are local for Tehran (IRDT - Iran Daylight Time).
Other eclipses visible in Tehran
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|Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|Mar 13, 1998||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Aug 8, 1998||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jan 31, 1999||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Aug 11, 1999||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Jan 21, 2000||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Jul 16, 2000||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Jan 9 / Jan 10, 2001||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jul 5, 2001||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jun 25, 2002||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Nov 20, 2002||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|May 16, 2003||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|May 31, 2003||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Nov 9, 2003||Lunar||Total||Total|
|May 4 / May 5, 2004||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Oct 28, 2004||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Oct 3, 2005||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Oct 17, 2005||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Mar 15, 2006||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Mar 29, 2006||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Sep 7 / Sep 8, 2006||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2007||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Feb 21, 2008||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Aug 1, 2008||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Aug 16 / Aug 17, 2008||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
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