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Flag for Cabo Verde October 27, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Praia, Cabo Verde

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Thursday, October 28, 2004 at 2:04 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Praia: 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 — Praia

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Praia. 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 Praia on Thursday, October 28, 2004

EventTime in PraiaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 11:07:16 PM96°East73.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 12:14:46 AM185°South88.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 1:23:52 AM266°West73.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 28 at 2:04:10 AM270°West63.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 28 at 2:44:20 AM273°West54.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 28 at 3:53:26 AM276°West37.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 5:01:04 AM279°West22.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Praia (CVT – Cape Verde Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Praia

Eclipse Visibility From PraiaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
2002Jun 24LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 7MercuryTransit
2003May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4LunarTotal
2004Jun 8VenusTransit
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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