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Eclipse visible in Honolulu – May 15, 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.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Honolulu, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.

More about the May 16, 2003 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Honolulu 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 HonoluluDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsMay 15 at 3:08 PM93°East51.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsMay 15 at 4:08 PM97°East38.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 15 at 5:16 PM102°East-southeast23.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 15 at 5:40 PM104°East-southeast18.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 15 at 6:05 PM106°East-southeast12.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 15 at 7:03 PM111°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in HonoluluMay 15 at 7:05 PM111°East-southeast0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Honolulu would be around this time.
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-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 15 at 7:13 PM111°East-southeast1.8° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 15 at 8:12 PM118°East-southeast13.7° 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 Honolulu.

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

Times are local for Honolulu (HAST - Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Honolulu

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Honolulu
Looks like in
Honolulu
Path of the eclipse
Mar 12, 1998LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5 / Sep 6, 1998LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 1999LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 27 / Jul 28, 1999LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 20, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2001LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 14, 2001SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29 / 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, 2003LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 2003LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 13, 2004SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27, 2004LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 23 / Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16 / Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 27 / Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 2008LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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