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Flag for Argentina May 4, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Buenos Aires, Argentina

Max view in Buenos Aires
Tuesday, May 4, 2004 at 6:08 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Buenos Aires: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, May 4, 2004 at 2:52 PM

Maximum: Tue, May 4, 2004 at 6:08 PM

Ended: Tue, May 4, 2004 at 8:08 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 16 minutes

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May 4, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Buenos Aires

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Buenos Aires, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered a large portion of the Moon, so this was still a nice sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:05 PM May 46:08 PM May 47:11 PM May 4
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Local times for eclipse in Buenos Aires on Tuesday, May 4, 2004

EventTime in Buenos AiresDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 2:52 PM143°Southeast31.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 3:48 PM132°Southeast24.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 4:52 PM121°East-southeast13.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 4 at 5:30 PM115°East-southeast7.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 4 at 6:05 PM110°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 4 at 6:07 PM110°East-southeast0.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Buenos AiresMay 4 at 6:08 PM110°East-southeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Buenos Aires would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 4 at 7:11 PM102°East-southeast12.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 4 at 8:08 PM95°East23.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Buenos Aires (ART – Argentina Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Buenos Aires.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Buenos Aires

Eclipse Visibility from Buenos AiresVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2000Jul 16LunarPenumbral
Total
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
Total
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004May 4LunarPartial
Total
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 8SolarPartial
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Sep 22SolarPartial
Annular
2007Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
Total
2007Sep 11SolarPartial
Partial
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 16LunarPartial
Partial
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Buenos Aires, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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