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Flag for Ethiopia May 4, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Adis Abeba)

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Tuesday, May 4, 2004 at 11:30 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Addis Ababa: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, May 4, 2004 at 8:52 PM

Maximum: Tue, May 4, 2004 at 11:30 PM

Ended: Wed, May 5, 2004 at 2:08 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 16 minutes


May 4, 2004 – May 5, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Addis Ababa

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Addis Ababa. 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
9:48 PM May 411:30 PM May 41:11 AM May 5
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Local times for eclipse in Addis Ababa on Tuesday, May 4, 2004

EventTime in Addis AbabaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 8:52:19 PM116°East-southeast33.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 9:48:38 PM124°Southeast44.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 10:52:30 PM140°Southeast56.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 4 at 11:30:11 PM154°South-southeast61.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 5 at 12:07:57 AM172°South63.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 5 at 1:11:50 AM204°South-southwest61.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 5 at 2:08:04 AM224°Southwest53.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Addis Ababa (EAT – Eastern Africa Time).

Eclipses visible in Addis Ababa

Eclipse Visibility from Addis AbabaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarPartial
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jun 21SolarPartial
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2002Dec 4SolarPartial
2003May 16LunarPartial
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009 / 2010Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarPartial
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