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Flag for Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) October 28, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

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Thursday, October 28, 2004 at 3:04 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Abidjan: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 12:07 AM

Maximum: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 3:04 AM

Ended: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 6:01 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 54 minutes


October 28, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Abidjan

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Abidjan. 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
1:14 AM Oct 283:04 AM Oct 284:53 AM Oct 28
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Local times for eclipse in Abidjan on Thursday, October 28, 2004

EventTime in AbidjanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 12:07:16 AM337°North-northwest81.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 1:14:46 AM293°West-northwest68.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 2:23:52 AM285°West-northwest52.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 28 at 3:04:10 AM284°West-northwest43.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 28 at 3:44:20 AM283°West-northwest33.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 28 at 4:53:26 AM283°West-northwest17.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 6:01:04 AM284°West-northwest1.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Abidjan (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Abidjan

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

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