Nov 8 – Nov 9, 2003 Total Lunar Eclipse
What this lunar eclipse looks like
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
BETA: This is a temporary animation, it would look different in real life. We hope to fix that issue soon.
Click the 'play' button to view the animation. The pause button can also be used to temporarily suspend the animation.
Where to see the eclipse
Continents seeing at least some parts of the eclipse:
- Much of Europe
- Parts of Asia
- Parts of Africa
- East in North America
- Parts of South America
Total eclipse visible in:
Locations near the shadow's path:
- Managua, Nicaragua
- Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.A.
- Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A.
- Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
- Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A.
- Guatemala, Guatemala
- San Salvador, El Salvador
- Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.
- Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
- Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
- Tegucigalpa, Honduras
- Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.
- Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
- Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- Calgary, Alberta, Canada
- Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.
- Houston, Texas, U.S.A.
- Belmopan, Belize
- San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
- Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S.A.
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Moscow, Russia
- Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
- Paris, France
- London, England, United Kingdom
- Berlin, Berlin, Germany
- Rome, Italy
- New York, New York, U.S.A.
- Algiers, Algeria
- Brussels, Belgium
- Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Cairo, Egypt
- Ankara, Turkey
- New Delhi, Delhi, India
- Baghdad, Iraq
- Athens, Greece
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Madrid, Spain
- Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.
- Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A.
- Nome, Alaska, U.S.A.
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 Washington DC*||Visible in Washington DC|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||Nov 8 at 10:19 PM||Nov 8 at 5:19 PM||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse begins||Nov 8 at 11:35 PM||Nov 8 at 6:35 PM||Yes|
|Full Eclipse begins||Nov 9 at 1:14 AM||Nov 8 at 8:14 PM||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||Nov 9 at 1:19 AM||Nov 8 at 8:19 PM||Yes|
|Full Eclipse ends||Nov 9 at 1:24 AM||Nov 8 at 8:24 PM||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Nov 9 at 3:04 AM||Nov 8 at 10:04 PM||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Nov 9 at 4:19 AM||Nov 8 at 11:19 PM||Yes|
* The Moon is over the horizon during this eclipse, so with good weather conditions in Washington DC, the entire eclipse is visible.