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Eclipse visible in Sulaimaniya – November 20, 2002 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow do not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears partially or totally eclipsed during this event.

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 November 19, 2002 – November 20, 2002 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Sulaimaniya on Wednesday, November 20, 2002

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 SulaimaniyaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 20 at 2:37 AM258°West-southwest46.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseNov 20 at 4:48 AM278°West21.1° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
MoonsetNov 20 at 6:42 AM293°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 20 at 6:58 AM296°West-northwest2.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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.

Times are local for Sulaimaniya (AST - Arabia Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Sulaimaniya

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in SulaimaniyaLooks like in SulaimaniyaPath of the eclipse
Mar 24, 1997LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse 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, 1999SolarTotalTotalEclipse 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
Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 29, 2006SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7 / Sep 8, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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