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Flag for Iraq November 9, 2003 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Irbil, Iraq (Erbil)

Max view in Irbil
Sunday, November 9, 2003 at 4:18 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Irbil: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sun, Nov 9, 2003 at 1:16 AM

Maximum: Sun, Nov 9, 2003 at 4:18 AM

Ended: Sun, Nov 9, 2003 at 7:20 AM


Duration: 6 hours, 3 minutes

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November 9, 2003 — 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 partialMaxEnd of partial
2:32 AM Nov 94:18 AM Nov 96:04 AM Nov 9
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Local times for eclipse in Irbil on Sunday, November 9, 2003

EventTime in IrbilDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 9 at 1:16 AM232°Southwest60.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 9 at 2:32 AM253°West-southwest47.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsNov 9 at 4:07 AM269°West28.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseNov 9 at 4:18 AM271°West26.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsNov 9 at 4:29 AM272°West24.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 9 at 6:04 AM285°West-northwest6.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
MoonsetNov 9 at 6:41 AM291°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 9 at 7:20 AM296°West-northwest7.4° 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
Note: Click on the date link for details in Irbil, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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