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Eclipse visible in Chicago – Nov 8, 2003 Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Chicago.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the Nov 8 – Nov 9, 2003 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Chicago on Saturday, November 8, 2003

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 ChicagoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsNov 8 at 4:19 PM67°East-northeast1.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseNov 8 at 4:32 PM69°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsNov 8 at 5:35 PM79°East-northeast10.6° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 7:14 PM94°East28.6° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseNov 8 at 7:19 PM95°East29.7° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsNov 8 at 7:24 PM96°East30.5° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 8 at 9:04 PM116°East-southeast48.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 8 at 10:19 PM140°Southeast59.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Chicago (CST - Central Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Chicago

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Chicago
Looks like in
Chicago
Path of the eclipse
Feb 26, 1998SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 12 / Mar 13, 1998LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 7, 1998LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 6, 1998LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 28, 1999LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 20 / Jan 21, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 25, 2000SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 9, 2001LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 14, 2001SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 30, 2001LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 10, 2002SolarAnnularPartialEclipse 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, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse 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

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