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Flag for Iraq July 16, 2000 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Baghdad, Iraq (Bagdad)

Max view in Baghdad
Sunday, July 16, 2000 at 8:22 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Baghdad: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Jul 16, 2000 at 2:48 PM

Maximum: Sun, Jul 16, 2000 at 8:22 PM

Ended: Sun, Jul 16, 2000 at 9:02 PM

Duration: 6 hours, 14 minutes


July 16, 2000 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Baghdad

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Baghdad, but it could 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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

8:12 PM Jul 168:22 PM Jul 169:02 PM Jul 16
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Local times for eclipse in Baghdad on Sunday, July 16, 2000

EventTime in BaghdadDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 16 at 2:48 PM70°East-northeast63.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 16 at 3:57 PM84°East50.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJul 16 at 5:02 PM93°East37.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 16 at 5:55 PM99°East26.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJul 16 at 6:48 PM105°East-southeast16.4° 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°
The 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°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Times are local for Baghdad (ADT – Arabia Daylight Time).

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.

Eclipses visible in Baghdad

Eclipse Visibility from BaghdadVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarPartial
2000Jul 16LunarPenumbral
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarPenumbral
2003May 31SolarPartial
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009 / 2010Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Baghdad, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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