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Flag for Canada October 27, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cape Dorset, Nunavut, Canada

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Wednesday, October 27, 2004 at 11:04 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Cape Dorset: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 8:07 PM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 11:04 PM

Ended: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 2:01 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 54 minutes


October 27, 2004 – October 28, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cape Dorset

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Cape Dorset. 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
9:14 PM Oct 2711:04 PM Oct 2712:53 AM Oct 28
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Local times for eclipse in Cape Dorset on Wednesday, October 27, 2004

EventTime in Cape DorsetDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 8:07:16 PM103°East-southeast19.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 9:14:46 PM119°East-southeast26.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 10:23:52 PM137°Southeast32.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 27 at 11:04:10 PM148°South-southeast35.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 27 at 11:44:20 PM159°South-southeast37.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 28 at 12:53:26 AM180°South38.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 2:01:04 AM201°South-southwest37.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Cape Dorset (EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Cape Dorset

Eclipse Visibility from Cape DorsetVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2000Jul 30SolarPartial
2000Dec 25SolarPartial
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
2007Mar 3LunarTotal
2007Aug 28LunarPartial
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
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