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Eclipse visible in Los Angeles – October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Los Angeles. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

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

More about the October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Los Angeles 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.

EventTime in Los AngelesDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 2:55 AM242°West-southwest48.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 4:42 AM263°West27.9° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseOct 17 at 5:04 AM266°West23.7° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 17 at 5:25 AM269°West19.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
MoonsetOct 17 at 7:07 AM283°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 17 at 7:12 AM284°West-northwest0.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Los Angeles.

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

Times are local for Los Angeles (PDT - Pacific Daylight Time).

Other eclipses visible in Los Angeles

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in Los AngelesLooks like in Los AngelesPath of the eclipse
Jan 20, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 2000LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 25, 2000SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2001LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 14, 2001SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27, 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, 2007LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Jun 26, 2010LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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