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Flag for U.S.A. November 8, 2003 — Total Lunar Eclipse — San Jose, California, U.S.A.

Max view in San Jose
Saturday, November 8, 2003 at 5:18 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


San Jose: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Nov 8, 2003 at 2:16 PM

Maximum: Sat, Nov 8, 2003 at 5:18 PM

Ended: Sat, Nov 8, 2003 at 8:20 PM


Duration: 6 hours, 3 minutes

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November 8, 2003 — Total Lunar Eclipse — San Jose

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in San Jose. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
5:01 PM Nov 85:18 PM Nov 87:04 PM Nov 8
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Local times for eclipse in San Jose on Saturday, November 8, 2003

EventTime in San JoseDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 2:16 PM41°Northeast27.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 3:32 PM56°Northeast15.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseNov 8 at 5:01 PM70°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 5:07 PM70°East-northeast0.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximum EclipseNov 8 at 5:18 PM72°East-northeast2.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Total Eclipse endsNov 8 at 5:29 PM74°East-northeast4.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 8 at 7:04 PM87°East22.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 8 at 8:20 PM98°East37.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for San Jose (PST – Pacific Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in San Jose

Eclipse Visibility from San JoseVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
2000Jul 16LunarPartial
Total
2000Jul 30SolarPartial
Partial
2000Dec 25SolarPartial
Partial
2001Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Partial
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
Annular
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
Annular
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 15LunarTotal
Total
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 27LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 20LunarTotal
Total
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
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