Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
Eclipse visible in Chicago – Oct 17, 2005 Partial 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.
During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Chicago. As the central part of the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a partial lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event.
The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.
Local times for eclipse in Chicago 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.
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse is 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 (CDT - Central Daylight Time).
Other eclipses visible in Chicago
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|Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|Jan 20 / Jan 21, 2000||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Dec 25, 2000||Solar||Partial||Partial|
|Jan 9, 2001||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Dec 14, 2001||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Dec 30, 2001||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|May 26, 2002||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jun 10, 2002||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Nov 19, 2002||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|May 15 / May 16, 2003||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Nov 8, 2003||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Oct 27 / Oct 28, 2004||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Apr 24, 2005||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 17, 2005||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Mar 14, 2006||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Mar 3, 2007||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Aug 28, 2007||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Feb 20 / Feb 21, 2008||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Feb 9, 2009||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 7, 2009||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Aug 5, 2009||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jun 26, 2010||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Dec 20 / Dec 21, 2010||Lunar||Total||Total|
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