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Partial Lunar eclipse

May 31, 2003

The Annular eclipse was visible from northern Scotland, Iceland and Greenland. From Slovenia the eclipse was partial and the maximum magnitude of 0.815 was reached just minutes after sunrise.


The eclipse progress over Slovenska Bistrica, Slovenia. Combined exposures from 3:25 to 4:25 UT made every 10 minutes. The photo of the city was taken after the eclipse. Photo: Javor Kac.

Circumstances of the Eclipse

Sunrise:              2003 May 31  03:09:37 UT
Maximum eclipse:      2003 May 31  03:18:16 UT
    Eclipse magnitude: 0.815
    Ratio of Moon's to Sun's apparent size: 0.938
    Sun's altitude: 0.4
End of partial phase: 2003 May 31  04:15:47 UT
    Sun's altitude: 9.2

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Photos below were shot by Javor Kac with 500-mm f/5.6 lens and Fuji 100 film:


03:21 UT, 1/1000 s, UV1.4


03:22 UT, 1/1000 s, UV1.4


03:25 UT, 1/1000 s, UV1.4+N4


03:40 UT, 1/125 s, ND4.75


03:51 UT, 1/125 s, ND4.75


04:00 UT, 1/125 s, ND4.75


04:05 UT, 1/125 s, ND4.75


04:12 UT, 1/125 s, ND4.75


04:15 UT, 1/125 s, ND4.75