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Flag for U.S.A. October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

Max view in Chicago
Monday, October 17, 2005 at 7:03 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Chicago: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 4:53 AM

Maximum: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 7:03 AM

Ended: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 9:13 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 20 minutes

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October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Chicago

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Chicago. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
6:35 AM Oct 177:03 AM Oct 177:09 AM Oct 17
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Local times for eclipse in Chicago on Monday, October 17, 2005

EventTime in ChicagoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 4:53 AM261°West23.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 6:35 AM278°West5.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximum EclipseOct 17 at 7:03 AM282°West-northwest0.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetOct 17 at 7:09 AM283°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 17 at 7:31 AM287°West-northwest2.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 17 at 9:13 AM306°Northwest20.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Chicago (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

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.

Eclipses visible in Chicago

Eclipse Visibility from ChicagoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2000Dec 25SolarPartial
Partial
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
Annular
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
Annular
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
Total
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2007Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
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