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Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.

Eclipse visible in Detroit – May 15, 2003 – May 16, 2003 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Detroit.

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

More about the May 16, 2003 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Detroit on Thursday, May 15, 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 DetroitDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 15 at 9:08 PM121°East-southeast5.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 15 at 10:08 PM132°Southeast13.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 15 at 11:16 PM147°South-southeast21.2° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 15 at 11:40 PM152°South-southeast23.3° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 16 at 12:05 AM158°South-southeast25.1° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 16 at 1:13 AM175°South27.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 16 at 2:12 AM190°South27.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

Other eclipses visible in Detroit

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in DetroitLooks like in DetroitPath 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, 1999LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse 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
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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