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Flag for Indonesia May 5, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia

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Wednesday, May 5, 2004 at 3:30 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Medan: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, May 5, 2004 at 12:52 AM

Maximum: Wed, May 5, 2004 at 3:30 AM

Ended: Wed, May 5, 2004 at 6:08 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 16 minutes


May 5, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Medan

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Medan. 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
1:48 AM May 53:30 AM May 55:11 AM May 5
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Local times for eclipse in Medan on Wednesday, May 5, 2004

EventTime in MedanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 5 at 12:52:19 AM205°South-southwest68.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 5 at 1:48:38 AM228°Southwest59.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 5 at 2:52:30 AM241°West-southwest46.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 5 at 3:30:11 AM245°West-southwest38.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 5 at 4:07:57 AM248°West-southwest30.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 5 at 5:11:50 AM251°West-southwest15.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 5 at 6:08:04 AM253°West-southwest2.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Times are local for Medan (WIB – Western Indonesian Time).

Eclipses visible in Medan

Eclipse Visibility from MedanVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2004May 5LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Mar 4LunarTotal
2007Aug 28LunarPartial
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Jan 26SolarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
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