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Flag for India October 28, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Vadodara, Gujarat, India (Baroda)

Max view in Vadodara
Thursday, October 28, 2004 at 6:33 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Vadodara: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 5:37 AM

Maximum: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 6:33 AM

Ended: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 11:31 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 54 minutes


October 28, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Vadodara

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Vadodara, but it could be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:37 AM Oct 286:33 AM Oct 286:35 AM Oct 28
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Local times for eclipse in Vadodara on Thursday, October 28, 2004

EventTime in VadodaraDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 5:37 AM279°West12.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in VadodaraOct 28 at 6:33 AM284°West-northwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Vadodara 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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetOct 28 at 6:35 AM284°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 6:44 AM285°West-northwest1.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 7:53 AM292°West-northwest17.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 28 at 8:34 AM297°West-northwest25.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsOct 28 at 9:14 AM304°West-northwest32.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 28 at 10:23 AM318°Northwest44.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 11:31 AM339°North-northwest51.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Vadodara (IST – India Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Vadodara

Eclipse Visibility from VadodaraVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16LunarTotal
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2005Oct 17LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Mar 4LunarTotal
2007Mar 19SolarPartial
2008Feb 21LunarPenumbral
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarTotal
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009 / 2010Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Vadodara, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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