Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Rotorua, New Zealand
Eclipse visible in Rotorua – May 16, 2003 Total Lunar Eclipse
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.
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.
Local times for eclipse in Rotorua on Friday, May 16, 2003
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Rotorua.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.Times are local for Rotorua (NZST - New Zealand Standard Time).
Other eclipses visible in Rotorua
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|Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|Aug 22, 1998||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Sep 6 / Sep 7, 1998||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Feb 1, 1999||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Feb 16, 1999||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Jul 28 / Jul 29, 1999||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jul 16 / Jul 17, 2000||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jul 6, 2001||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 30 / Dec 31, 2001||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|May 26 / May 27, 2002||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|May 16, 2003||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|May 5, 2004||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Apr 9, 2005||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Apr 24, 2005||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 17 / Oct 18, 2005||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Sep 8, 2006||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Aug 28 / Aug 29, 2007||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Feb 7, 2008||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Aug 17, 2008||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
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