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Flag for U.S.A. November 8, 2003 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.

Max view in Detroit
Saturday, November 8, 2003 at 8:18 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Detroit: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Nov 8, 2003 at 5:16 PM

Maximum: Sat, Nov 8, 2003 at 8:18 PM

Ended: Sat, Nov 8, 2003 at 11:20 PM

Duration: 6 hours, 3 minutes


November 8, 2003 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Detroit

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Detroit. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
6:32 PM Nov 88:18 PM Nov 810:04 PM Nov 8
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Local times for eclipse in Detroit on Saturday, November 8, 2003

EventTime in DetroitDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 5:16:58 PM69°East-northeast0.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
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 East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 6:32:51 PM81°East13.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 8:07:35 PM96°East30.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseNov 8 at 8:18:35 PM98°East32.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsNov 8 at 8:29:32 PM100°East34.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 8 at 10:04:16 PM121°East-southeast50.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 8 at 11:20:11 PM148°South-southeast60.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Detroit (EST – Eastern Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Detroit

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