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Flag for Pakistan January 21, 2000 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

Max view in Karachi
Friday, January 21, 2000 at 7:09 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Karachi: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Jan 21, 2000 at 7:04 AM

Maximum: Fri, Jan 21, 2000 at 7:09 AM

Ended: Fri, Jan 21, 2000 at 12:22 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes

Location

January 21, 2000 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Karachi

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Karachi, but it could be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. 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 January 21, 2000 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
7:04 AM Jan 217:09 AM Jan 217:12 AM Jan 21
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Local times for eclipse in Karachi on Friday, January 21, 2000

EventTime in KarachiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 7:04 AM291°West-northwest1.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximal Eclipse visible in KarachiJan 21 at 7:09 AM292°West-northwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Karachi 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-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJan 21 at 7:12 AM292°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 8:01 AM297°West-northwest10.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 9:05 AM305°Northwest22.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 9:43 AM312°Northwest28.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 10:21 AM319°Northwest34.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 11:25 AM334°North-northwest42.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 12:22 PM351°North45.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Karachi (PKT – Pakistan Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Karachi

Eclipse Visibility from KarachiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarPenumbral
Total
2000Jul 16LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
Total
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
Partial
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 31SolarPartial
Annular
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 28LunarPartial
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2005Oct 17LunarPenumbral
Partial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
Total
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2007Mar 19SolarPartial
Partial
2008Feb 21LunarPartial
Total
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
Total
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
Total
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009 / 2010Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Karachi, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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