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Flag for Cabo Verde October 27, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mindelo, Cabo Verde (Mindel’)

Max view in Mindelo
Thursday, October 28, 2004 at 2:04 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Mindelo: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 11:07 PM

Maximum: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 2:04 AM

Ended: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 5:01 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 54 minutes


October 27, 2004 – October 28, 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

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
12:14 AM Oct 282:04 AM Oct 283:53 AM Oct 28
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Local times for eclipse in Mindelo on Thursday, October 28, 2004

EventTime in MindeloDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 11:07 PM101°East-southeast72.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 12:14 AM165°South-southeast86.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 1:23 AM259°West74.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 28 at 2:04 AM266°West64.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 28 at 2:44 AM269°West55.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 28 at 3:53 AM274°West39.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 5:01 AM278°West23.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Mindelo (CVT – Cape Verde Time).

Eclipses visible in Mindelo

Eclipse Visibility from MindeloVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
2002Jun 24LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4LunarTotal
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7LunarPenumbral
2006Sep 22SolarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 16LunarPartial
2009Aug 5 / Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
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