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Flag for Cabo Verde May 4, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mindelo, Cabo Verde (Mindel’)

Max view in Mindelo
Tuesday, May 4, 2004 at 7:31 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Mindelo: Total Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Tue, May 4, 2004 at 7:31 PM

Ended: Tue, May 4, 2004 at 10:08 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 16 minutes

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May 4, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mindelo

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Mindelo. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:56 PM May 47:31 PM May 49:11 PM May 4
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Local times for eclipse in Mindelo on Tuesday, May 4, 2004

EventTime in MindeloDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 4:52 PM100°East28.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 5:48 PM103°East-southeast15.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 6:52 PM107°East-southeast0.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 4 at 6:56 PM107°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 4 at 7:30 PM110°East-southeast6.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Total Eclipse endsMay 4 at 8:07 PM113°East-southeast14.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 4 at 9:11 PM121°East-southeast28.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 4 at 10:08 PM130°Southeast38.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Mindelo (CVT – Cape Verde Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Mindelo

Eclipse Visibility from MindeloVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
Total
2002Jun 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 16LunarTotal
Total
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004May 4LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
Total
2006Sep 7LunarPenumbral
Partial
2006Sep 22SolarPartial
Annular
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 16LunarPartial
Partial
2009Aug 5 / Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Mindelo, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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