Oct 17, 2005 Partial 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:
- East in Europe
- Much of Asia
- Much of North America
- North/West South America
- Indian Ocean
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Kolkata, West Bengal, India
- Seoul, South Korea
- Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
- Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China
- San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
- Dhaka, Bangladesh
- Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- Hanoi, Vietnam
- Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
- Hong Kong, Hong Kong
- Bangkok, Thailand
- Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Tokyo, Japan
- Manila, Philippines
- Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Yangon, Myanmar
- Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
- Jakarta, Jakarta Special Capital Region, Indonesia
- Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- New Delhi, Delhi, India
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, below horizon|
|Maximum Eclipse||Oct 17 at 12:04 PM||Oct 17 at 8:04 AM||No, below horizon|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Oct 17 at 12:25 PM||Oct 17 at 8:25 AM||No, below horizon|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Oct 17 at 2:12 PM||Oct 17 at 10:12 AM||No, below horizon|
* The Moon is below the horizon in Washington DC some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible.