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Eclipse visible in Brisbane – May 5, 2004 Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Brisbane.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the May 4, 2004 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Brisbane on Wednesday, May 5, 2004

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in BrisbaneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 5 at 3:54 AM267°West28.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 5 at 4:53 AM260°West16.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 5 at 5:54 AM254°West-southwest3.9° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in BrisbaneMay 5 at 6:13 AM252°West-southwest0.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Brisbane would be around this time.
Moon near horizon, must have completely free sight or higher up than the surroundings.
MoonsetMay 5 at 6:15 AM252°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 5 at 6:31 AM250°West-southwest2.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 5 at 7:07 AM245°West-southwest10.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 5 at 8:08 AM237°West-southwest22.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 5 at 9:07 AM226°Southwest31.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Brisbane (AEST - Australian Eastern Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Brisbane

Dates
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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Brisbane
Looks like in
Brisbane
Path of the eclipse
Feb 1, 1999LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 16, 1999SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 28 / Jul 29, 1999LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16 / Jul 17, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 10, 2001LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5 / Jul 6, 2001LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 30, 2001LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 4, 2002SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 24, 2003SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 5, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17 / Oct 18, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 8, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 7, 2008SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 17, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 26, 2009SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9 / Feb 10, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 7, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 1, 2010LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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