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Flag for France October 28, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Paris, France

Max view in Paris
Thursday, October 28, 2004 at 5:05 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Paris: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 2:09 AM

Maximum: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 5:05 AM

Ended: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 8:00 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 51 minutes


October 28, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Paris

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Paris. 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
3:16 AM Oct 285:05 AM Oct 286:53 AM Oct 28
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Local times for eclipse in Paris on Thursday, October 28, 2004

EventTime in ParisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 2:09 AM197°South-southwest52.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 3:16 AM221°Southwest47.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 4:26 AM241°West-southwest38.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 28 at 5:05 AM250°West-southwest33.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 28 at 5:43 AM258°West-southwest27.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 28 at 6:53 AM271°West16.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 8:00 AM283°West-northwest6.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Times are local for Paris (CEST – Central European Summer Time).

Eclipses visible in Paris

Eclipse Visibility from ParisVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
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