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Eclipse visible in Doha – October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

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 October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Doha on Monday, October 17, 2005

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 DohaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 12:55 PM39°Northeast47.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 2:42 PM62°East-northeast29.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 17 at 3:04 PM65°East-northeast25.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 17 at 3:25 PM68°East-northeast20.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 17 at 5:01 PM78°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in DohaOct 17 at 5:03 PM78°East-northeast0.4° 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 Doha 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 East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 17 at 5:12 PM79°East2.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.

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

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

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

Other eclipses visible in Doha

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in DohaLooks like in DohaPath of the eclipse
Jan 21, 2000LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 2000LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 9 / Jan 10, 2001LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2001LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 24 / 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
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 29, 2006SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 1, 2008SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16 / Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 6, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31 / Jan 1, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 15, 2010SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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