Oct 17, 2005 Partial 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:
- Parts of Asia
- Much of Australia
- Parts of North America
- East in South America
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Bhubaneshwar, Orissa, India
- Patna, Bihar, India
- Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
- Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
- Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
- Almaty, Kazakhstan
- Omsk, Russia
- Kãnpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
- Astana, Kazakhstan
- Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
- Belushya Guba, Russia
- Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
- Delhi, Delhi, India
- New Delhi, Delhi, India
- Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
- Ludhiana, Punjab, India
- Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
- Colombo, Sri Lanka
- Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte, Sri Lanka
- Lahore, Pakistan
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||Oct 17 at 9:55 AM||Oct 17 at 5:55 AM||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse begins||Oct 17 at 11:42 AM||Oct 17 at 7:42 AM||No, under horizon|
|Maximum Eclipse||Oct 17 at 12:04 PM||Oct 17 at 8:04 AM||No, under horizon|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Oct 17 at 12:25 PM||Oct 17 at 8:25 AM||No, under horizon|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Oct 17 at 2:12 PM||Oct 17 at 10:12 AM||No, under horizon|
* The Moon is under the horizon in Washington DC some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible.