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Flag for U.S.A. October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

Max view in Los Angeles
Monday, October 17, 2005 at 5:03 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Los Angeles: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 2:53 AM

Maximum: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 5:03 AM

Ended: Mon, Oct 17, 2005 at 7:13 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 20 minutes


October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Los Angeles

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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 Los Angeles. 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 partialMaxEnd of partial
4:35 AM Oct 175:03 AM Oct 175:31 AM Oct 17
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Local times for eclipse in Los Angeles on Monday, October 17, 2005

EventTime in Los AngelesDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 2:53:26 AM241°West-southwest48.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 4:35:18 AM261°West29.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseOct 17 at 5:03:20 AM266°West24.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 17 at 5:31:15 AM270°West18.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
MoonsetOct 17 at 7:08:18 AM283°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 17 at 7:13:15 AM283°West-northwest0.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Los Angeles (PDT – Pacific Daylight Time).

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.

Eclipses visible in Los Angeles

Eclipse Visibility from Los AngelesVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20LunarTotal
2000Jul 16LunarPartial
2000Dec 25SolarPartial
2001Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
2003May 15LunarTotal
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
2004Oct 27LunarTotal
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Feb 20LunarTotal
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Los Angeles, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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