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Eclipse visible in Baghdad – January 21, 2000 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Baghdad, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the January 21, 2000 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Baghdad on Friday, January 21, 2000

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.

EventTime in BaghdadDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 5:06 AM280°West21.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 6:05 AM286°West-northwest10.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in BaghdadJan 21 at 6:59 AM293°West-northwest0.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Baghdad 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 7:02 AM294°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 7:06 AM294°West-northwest0.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 7:44 AM299°West-northwest8.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 8:21 AM305°Northwest14.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 9:23 AM316°Northwest23.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 10:22 AM328°North-northwest31.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Baghdad (AST - Arabia Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Baghdad

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in BaghdadLooks like in BaghdadPath of the eclipse
Oct 8, 1995LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 24, 1995SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 4, 1996LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 27, 1996LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 12, 1996SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 24, 1997LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16 / Sep 17, 1997LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1998LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 8, 1998LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 1999LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 11, 1999SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2000LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 2000LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 9 / Jan 10, 2001LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2001LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 20, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2003LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 31, 2003SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 9, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 4 / May 5, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 3, 2005SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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