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Flag for Russia November 9, 2003 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Irkutsk, Russia

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Sunday, November 9, 2003 at 8:06 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Irkutsk: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Nov 9, 2003 at 6:16 AM

Maximum: Sun, Nov 9, 2003 at 8:06 AM

Ended: Sun, Nov 9, 2003 at 12:20 PM

Duration: 6 hours, 3 minutes


November 9, 2003 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Irkutsk

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Irkutsk, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
7:32 AM Nov 98:06 AM Nov 98:10 AM Nov 9
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Local times for eclipse in Irkutsk on Sunday, November 9, 2003

EventTime in IrkutskDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 9 at 6:16:58 AM275°West15.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 9 at 7:32:51 AM289°West-northwest4.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in IrkutskNov 9 at 8:06:46 AM296°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 Irkutsk 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.
MoonsetNov 9 at 8:10:42 AM297°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsNov 9 at 9:07:35 AM308°Northwest7.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseNov 9 at 9:18:35 AM310°Northwest8.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsNov 9 at 9:29:32 AM312°Northwest10.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsNov 9 at 11:04:16 AM333°North-northwest18.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 9 at 12:20:11 PM352°North21.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Irkutsk (IRKT – Irkutsk Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Irkutsk

Eclipse Visibility From IrkutskVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 7MercuryTransit
2003May 31SolarPartial
2003Nov 9LunarPartial
2004May 5LunarTotal
2004Jun 8VenusTransit
2004Oct 14SolarPartial
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Mar 4LunarTotal
2007Mar 19SolarPartial
2007Aug 28LunarPartial
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Irkutsk, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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