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Flag for U.S.A. October 17, 2005 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

Max view in San Francisco
Monday, October 17, 2005 at 5:03 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

San Francisco: 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 — San Francisco

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from San Francisco. 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 San Francisco on Monday, October 17, 2005

EventTime in San FranciscoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 2:53:26 AM233°Southwest49.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 17 at 4:35:18 AM256°West-southwest32.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseOct 17 at 5:03:20 AM261°West27.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 17 at 5:31:15 AM266°West21.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 17 at 7:13:15 AM281°West2.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Times are local for San Francisco (PDT – Pacific Daylight Time).

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
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