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Flag for French Guiana May 4, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cayenne, French Guiana

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Tuesday, May 4, 2004 at 6:38 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Cayenne: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, May 4, 2004 at 2:52 PM

Maximum: Tue, May 4, 2004 at 6:38 PM

Ended: Tue, May 4, 2004 at 8:08 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 16 minutes


May 4, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cayenne

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Cayenne, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:35 PM May 46:38 PM May 47:11 PM May 4
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Local times for eclipse in Cayenne on Tuesday, May 4, 2004

EventTime in CayenneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 2:52:19 PM109°East-southeast51.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 3:48:38 PM107°East-southeast38.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 4:52:30 PM106°East-southeast24.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 4 at 5:30:11 PM106°East-southeast15.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 4 at 6:07:57 PM106°East-southeast6.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 4 at 6:35:49 PM107°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in CayenneMay 4 at 6:38:00 PM107°East-southeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Cayenne would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 4 at 7:11:50 PM108°East-southeast7.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 4 at 8:08:04 PM111°East-southeast20.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Cayenne (GFT – French Guiana Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Cayenne

Eclipse Visibility From CayenneVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9LunarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 24LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 7MercuryTransit
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4LunarPartial
2004Jun 8VenusTransit
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Apr 8SolarPartial
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
2006Sep 22SolarAnnular
2006Nov 8MercuryTransit
2007Mar 3LunarTotal
2007Aug 28LunarPartial
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 16LunarPartial
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Cayenne, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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