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Flag for U.S.A. November 8, 2003 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A.

Max view in Anchorage
Saturday, November 8, 2003 at 4:43 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Anchorage: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Nov 8, 2003 at 1:16 PM

Maximum: Sat, Nov 8, 2003 at 4:43 PM

Ended: Sat, Nov 8, 2003 at 7:20 PM


Duration: 6 hours, 3 minutes

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November 8, 2003 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Anchorage

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Anchorage, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered a large portion of the Moon, so this was still a nice sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
4:38 PM Nov 84:43 PM Nov 86:04 PM Nov 8
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Local times for eclipse in Anchorage on Saturday, November 8, 2003

EventTime in AnchorageDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 1:16 PMNorth13.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 2:32 PM27°North-northeast10.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 4:07 PM48°Northeast2.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseNov 8 at 4:18 PM51°Northeast1.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsNov 8 at 4:29 PM53°Northeast0.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseNov 8 at 4:38 PM55°Northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in AnchorageNov 8 at 4:43 PM56°Northeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Anchorage 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 Northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 8 at 6:04 PM73°East-northeast8.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 8 at 7:20 PM88°East17.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Anchorage (AKST – Alaska Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Anchorage

Eclipse Visibility from AnchorageVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
2000Jul 16LunarPartial
Total
2000Jul 30SolarPartial
Partial
2001Jan 9LunarPartial
Total
2001Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Partial
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
Annular
2001Dec 29 / Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
Annular
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 30SolarPartial
Annular
2003Nov 8LunarPartial
Total
2004Oct 13SolarPartial
Partial
2004Oct 27LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 23 / Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2007Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 20LunarTotal
Total
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Anchorage, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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