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Flag for Iraq January 21, 2000 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Irbil, Iraq (Erbil)

Max view in Irbil
Friday, January 21, 2000 at 7:09 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Irbil: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Jan 21, 2000 at 5:04 AM

Maximum: Fri, Jan 21, 2000 at 7:09 AM

Ended: Fri, Jan 21, 2000 at 10:22 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes

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January 21, 2000 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Irbil

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Irbil. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
6:01 AM Jan 217:09 AM Jan 217:12 AM Jan 21
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Local times for eclipse in Irbil on Friday, January 21, 2000

EventTime in IrbilDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 5:04 AM278°West23.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 6:01 AM285°West-northwest12.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 7:05 AM293°West-northwest1.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximal Eclipse visible in IrbilJan 21 at 7:09 AM294°West-northwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Irbil 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 7:12 AM294°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 7:43 AM299°West-northwest6.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 8:21 AM305°Northwest12.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 9:25 AM316°Northwest21.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 10:22 AM328°North-northwest28.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Irbil (AST – Arabia Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Irbil

Eclipse Visibility from IrbilVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2001Jul 5LunarPenumbral
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
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
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