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Eclipse visible in Baghdad – July 16, 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 penumbral lunar eclipse.

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 July 16, 2000 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Baghdad on Sunday, July 16, 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 beginsJul 16 at 2:51 PM71°East-northeast63.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 16 at 3:59 PM84°East49.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJul 16 at 5:04 PM93°East37.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 16 at 5:56 PM99°East26.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJul 16 at 6:49 PM105°East-southeast16.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJul 16 at 7:53 PM113°East-southeast2.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJul 16 at 8:12 PM116°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in BaghdadJul 16 at 8:22 PM117°East-southeast1.6° 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.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 16 at 9:02 PM123°East-southeast8.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.

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 (ADT - Arabia Daylight 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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