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Eclipse visible in Serekunda – May 4, 2004 Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Serekunda.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the May 4, 2004 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Serekunda on Tuesday, May 4, 2004

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in SerekundaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsMay 4 at 5:54 PM103°East-southeast19.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsMay 4 at 6:53 PM105°East-southeast5.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 4 at 7:17 PM107°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 7:54 PM109°East-southeast7.9° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Maximum EclipseMay 4 at 8:31 PM112°East-southeast15.8° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 4 at 9:07 PM116°East-southeast23.6° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 4 at 10:08 PM124°East-southeast36.1° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 4 at 11:07 PM135°Southeast46.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Serekunda (GMT - Greenwich Mean Time).

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
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Path of the eclipse
Jan 21, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 9, 2001LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 21, 2001SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 24, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19 / Nov 20, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8 / Nov 9, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 4, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 3, 2005SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14 / Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 29, 2006SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 22, 2006SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 2008LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 5 / Aug 6, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31, 2009LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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