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Flag for Canada October 27, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Aklavik, Northwest Territories, Canada

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Wednesday, October 27, 2004 at 9:04 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Aklavik: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 6:07 PM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 9:04 PM

Ended: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 12:01 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 54 minutes


October 27, 2004 – October 28, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Aklavik

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Aklavik. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
7:14 PM Oct 279:04 PM Oct 2710:53 PM Oct 27
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Local times for eclipse in Aklavik on Wednesday, October 27, 2004

EventTime in AklavikDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 6:07:16 PM51°Northeast1.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 27 at 6:24:15 PM54°Northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 7:14:46 PM66°East-northeast3.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 8:23:52 PM81°East9.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 27 at 9:04:10 PM90°East13.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 27 at 9:44:20 PM99°East17.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 27 at 10:53:26 PM115°East-southeast23.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 12:01:04 AM132°Southeast28.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Aklavik (MDT – Mountain Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Aklavik

Eclipse Visibility from AklavikVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2000Jul 30SolarPartial
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
2003May 30 / May 31SolarPartial
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Feb 20LunarTotal
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Aklavik, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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