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Flag for Germany May 4, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Max view in Berlin
Tuesday, May 4, 2004 at 10:30 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Berlin: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, May 4, 2004 at 7:52 PM

Maximum: Tue, May 4, 2004 at 10:30 PM

Ended: Wed, May 5, 2004 at 1:08 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 16 minutes

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May 4, 2004 – May 5, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Berlin

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Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Berlin. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the May 4, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
8:48 PM May 410:30 PM May 412:11 AM May 5
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Local times for eclipse in Berlin on Tuesday, May 4, 2004

EventTime in BerlinDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 7:52 PM111°East-southeast5.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 4 at 8:29 PM118°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 8:48 PM121°East-southeast2.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 9:52 PM134°Southeast9.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Maximum EclipseMay 4 at 10:30 PM143°Southeast12.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 4 at 11:07 PM151°South-southeast15.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 5 at 12:11 AM166°South-southeast18.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 5 at 1:08 AM180°South19.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Berlin (CEST – Central European Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Berlin

Eclipse Visibility from BerlinVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
Total
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 16LunarPartial
Total
2003May 31SolarPartial
Annular
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
Total
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
Annular
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
Total
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
Partial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
Total
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
Partial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Berlin, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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