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Flag for U.S.A. November 19, 2002 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

Max view in San Francisco
Tuesday, November 19, 2002 at 5:46 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

San Francisco: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Nov 19, 2002 at 3:34 PM

Maximum: Tue, Nov 19, 2002 at 5:46 PM

Ended: Tue, Nov 19, 2002 at 7:58 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 24 minutes


November 19, 2002 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — San Francisco

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the November 19, 2002 – November 20, 2002 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

4:55 PM Nov 195:46 PM Nov 197:58 PM Nov 19
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Local times for eclipse in San Francisco on Tuesday, November 19, 2002

EventTime in San FranciscoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 19 at 3:34 PM54°Northeast14.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseNov 19 at 4:55 PM67°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseNov 19 at 5:46 PM74°East-northeast8.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 19 at 7:58 PM92°East34.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for San Francisco (PST – Pacific Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in San Francisco

Eclipse Visibility from San FranciscoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20LunarTotal
2000Jul 16LunarPartial
2000Jul 30SolarPartial
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 San Francisco, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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