Jan 21, 2000 Total Lunar Eclipse
What this lunar eclipse looks like
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Where to see the eclipse
Continents seeing at least some parts of the eclipse:
- Much of Asia
- Much of North America
- Much of South America
- Indian Ocean
Total eclipse visible in:
Locations being able to see at least parts of the Total part.
- Paris, France
- Caracas, Venezuela
- Rome, Italy
- New York, New York, U.S.A.
- Algiers, Algeria
- Brussels, Belgium
- Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Cairo, Egypt
- Ankara, Turkey
- Madrid, Spain
- Athens, Greece
- Moscow, Russia
- Berlin, Berlin, Germany
- Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.
- Bucharest, Romania
- Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- Budapest, Hungary
- London, England, United Kingdom
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
Partial eclipse visible in:
When the eclipse happens worldwideLunar eclipses look approximately the same all over the world and happen at the same time.
The times displayed might be a minute or two off actual times.
|Event||UTC Time||Time in Seattle*||Visible in Seattle|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||Jan 21 at 2:06 AM||Jan 20 at 6:06 PM||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse begins||Jan 21 at 3:05 AM||Jan 20 at 7:05 PM||Yes|
|Full Eclipse begins||Jan 21 at 4:06 AM||Jan 20 at 8:06 PM||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||Jan 21 at 4:44 AM||Jan 20 at 8:44 PM||Yes|
|Full Eclipse ends||Jan 21 at 5:21 AM||Jan 20 at 9:21 PM||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Jan 21 at 6:23 AM||Jan 20 at 10:23 PM||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Jan 21 at 7:22 AM||Jan 20 at 11:22 PM||Yes|
* The Moon is above the horizon during this eclipse, so with good weather conditions in Seattle, the entire eclipse is visible.