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Flag for Romania November 9, 2003 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bucharest, Romania

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Sunday, November 9, 2003 at 3:18 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Bucharest: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Nov 9, 2003 at 12:16 AM

Maximum: Sun, Nov 9, 2003 at 3:18 AM

Ended: Sun, Nov 9, 2003 at 6:20 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 3 minutes


November 9, 2003 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bucharest

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Bucharest. 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

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
1:32 AM Nov 93:18 AM Nov 95:04 AM Nov 9
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Local times for eclipse in Bucharest on Sunday, November 9, 2003

EventTime in BucharestDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 9 at 12:16:58 AM191°South60.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 9 at 1:32:51 AM223°Southwest54.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsNov 9 at 3:07:35 AM250°West-southwest40.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseNov 9 at 3:18:35 AM252°West-southwest39.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsNov 9 at 3:29:32 AM255°West-southwest37.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 9 at 5:04:16 AM272°West21.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 9 at 6:20:11 AM285°West-northwest8.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Times are local for Bucharest (EET – Eastern European Time).

Eclipses visible in Bucharest

Eclipse Visibility from BucharestVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarPartial
2003May 31SolarPartial
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
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