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Flag for Mexico November 8, 2003 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico

Max view in Mexico City
Saturday, November 8, 2003 at 7:18 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Mexico City: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Nov 8, 2003 at 4:16 PM

Maximum: Sat, Nov 8, 2003 at 7:18 PM

Ended: Sat, Nov 8, 2003 at 10:20 PM

Duration: 6 hours, 3 minutes


November 8, 2003 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mexico City

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Mexico City. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
5:56 PM Nov 87:18 PM Nov 89:04 PM Nov 8
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Local times for eclipse in Mexico City on Saturday, November 8, 2003

EventTime in Mexico CityDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 4:16:58 PM64°East-northeast21.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 5:32:51 PM71°East-northeast5.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseNov 8 at 5:56:40 PM73°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 7:07:35 PM78°East-northeast15.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseNov 8 at 7:18:35 PM79°East-northeast17.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsNov 8 at 7:29:32 PM79°East20.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 8 at 9:04:16 PM85°East42.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 8 at 10:20:11 PM90°East59.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Mexico City (CST – Central Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Mexico City

Eclipse Visibility from Mexico CityVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2000Jul 16LunarPartial
2000Dec 25SolarPartial
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Apr 8SolarPartial
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
2007Mar 3LunarPartial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Mexico City, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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