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Flag for Ghana October 28, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Accra, Ghana

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Thursday, October 28, 2004 at 3:04 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Accra: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 12:07 AM

Maximum: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 3:04 AM

Ended: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 6:01 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 54 minutes


October 28, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Accra

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Accra. 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
1:14 AM Oct 283:04 AM Oct 284:53 AM Oct 28
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Local times for eclipse in Accra on Thursday, October 28, 2004

EventTime in AccraDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 12:07:16 AM316°Northwest79.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 1:14:46 AM290°West-northwest65.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 2:23:52 AM284°West-northwest49.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 28 at 3:04:10 AM283°West-northwest39.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 28 at 3:44:20 AM283°West-northwest29.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 28 at 4:53:26 AM283°West-northwest13.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
MoonsetOct 28 at 5:53:21 AM284°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 6:01:04 AM284°West-northwest1.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Accra (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Accra

Eclipse Visibility From AccraVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
2001Jun 21SolarPartial
2002Jun 24LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2002Dec 4SolarPartial
2003May 7MercuryTransit
2003May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4LunarTotal
2004Jun 8VenusTransit
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarTotal
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
2006Sep 22SolarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 16LunarPartial
2009Aug 5 / Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Accra, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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