January 2000 lunar eclipse

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Total Lunar Eclipse
January 21, 2000
Eclipse Lunar Total 21.01.2000.jpg
Partial from Buenos Aires, Argentina, ~3:20 UT
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The moon passes west to east (right to left) across the Earth's umbral shadow, shown in hourly intervals.
Gamma -0.2957
Series (and member) 124 (48 of 74)
Duration (hr:mn:sc)
Totality 1:16:59
Partial 3:23:19
Penumbral 5:18:12
P1 2:04:26 UTC
U1 3:01:50 UTC
U2 4:05:01 UTC
Greatest 4:43:31 UTC
U3 5:22:00 UTC
U4 6:25:09 UTC
P4 7:22:38 UTC
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The Moon passed straight through the center of the Earth's shadow at the descending node in Saggitarius

A total lunar eclipse took place on January 21, 2000, the first of two total lunar eclipses in 2000.


Lunar eclipse from moon-2000Jan21.png

Related lunar eclipses[edit]

Lunar year series[edit]

Tritos series[edit]

The tritos series repeats 31 days short of 11 years at alternating nodes. Sequential events have incremental Saros cycle indices.

This series produces 20 total eclipses between April 24, 1967 and August 1, 2167, only being partial on November 19, 2021.

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