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Eclipse visible in Karachi – January 21, 2000 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Karachi, but it can 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

Local times for eclipse in Karachi on Friday, January 21, 2000

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 KarachiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 7:06 AM291°West-northwest1.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe 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° Eclipse as seen from earthThe 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 8:05 AM298°West-northwest11.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 21 at 9:06 AM306°Northwest22.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 21 at 9:44 AM312°Northwest28.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJan 21 at 10:21 AM319°Northwest34.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJan 21 at 11:23 AM334°North-northwest42.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 21 at 12:22 PM351°North45.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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.

Times are local for Karachi (PKT - Pakistan Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Karachi

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in KarachiLooks like in KarachiPath of the eclipse
Apr 15, 1995LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8, 1995LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 24, 1995SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 4, 1996LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 27, 1996LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16 / Sep 17, 1997LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 1999LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 11, 1999SolarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2000LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 9 / Jan 10, 2001LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2001LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 20, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse 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, 2004LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 3, 2005SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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