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Eclipse visible in Albany – 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 Albany 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 AlbanyDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 5:55 AM271°West12.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in AlbanyOct 17 at 7:08 AM283°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 Albany 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.
MoonsetOct 17 at 7:11 AM283°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 7:42 AM289°West-northwest5.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 17 at 8:04 AM292°West-northwest9.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 17 at 8:25 AM296°West-northwest12.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 17 at 10:12 AM318°Northwest27.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Albany (EDT - Eastern Daylight Time).

Other eclipses visible in Albany

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in AlbanyLooks like in AlbanyPath of the eclipse
Jan 20 / Jan 21, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 25, 2000SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 9, 2001LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 14, 2001SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 30, 2001LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 15 / May 16, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27 / Oct 28, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20 / Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 2008LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Aug 5, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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