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Flag for Iraq May 25, 1994 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Sulaimaniya, Iraq (as-Sulaymânîyah)

Max view in Sulaimaniya
Wednesday, May 25, 1994 at 5:44 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Sulaimaniya: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, May 25, 1994 at 5:19 AM

Maximum: Wed, May 25, 1994 at 5:44 AM

Ended: Wed, May 25, 1994 at 9:40 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 21 minutes


May 25, 1994 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Sulaimaniya

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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

5:19 AM May 255:44 AM May 255:47 AM May 25
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Local times for eclipse in Sulaimaniya on Wednesday, May 25, 1994

EventTime in SulaimaniyaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 25 at 5:19 AM241°West-southwest4.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in SulaimaniyaMay 25 at 5:44 AM245°West-southwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Sulaimaniya 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-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetMay 25 at 5:47 AM245°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 25 at 6:38 AM252°West-southwest9.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 25 at 7:30 AM258°West-southwest19.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 25 at 8:22 AM265°West29.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 25 at 9:40 AM276°West44.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Sulaimaniya (ADT – Arabia Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Sulaimaniya

Eclipse Visibility from SulaimaniyaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1990Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarTotal
1990Aug 6LunarPenumbral
1991Jul 26LunarPenumbral
1992Dec 9 / Dec 10LunarTotal
1993Nov 29LunarPenumbral
1994May 25LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 8LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 24SolarPartial
1996Apr 4LunarTotal
1996Sep 27LunarTotal
1996Oct 12SolarPartial
1997Mar 24LunarPenumbral
1997Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarTotal
1998Mar 13LunarPenumbral
1998Aug 8LunarPenumbral
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
1999Aug 11SolarTotal
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