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Flag for Iran May 4, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Sanandaj, Iran

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Wednesday, May 5, 2004 at 1:00 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Sanandaj: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, May 4, 2004 at 10:22 PM

Maximum: Wed, May 5, 2004 at 1:00 AM

Ended: Wed, May 5, 2004 at 3:38 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 16 minutes


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

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Sanandaj. 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
11:18 PM May 41:00 AM May 52:41 AM May 5
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Local times for eclipse in Sanandaj on Wednesday, May 5, 2004

EventTime in SanandajDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 10:22:19 PM134°Southeast24.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 11:18:38 PM147°South-southeast30.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 5 at 12:22:30 AM164°South-southeast35.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 5 at 1:00:11 AM175°South37.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 5 at 1:37:57 AM186°South37.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 5 at 2:41:50 AM203°South-southwest33.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 5 at 3:38:04 AM217°Southwest27.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Sanandaj (IRDT – Iran Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Sanandaj

Eclipse Visibility from SanandajVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarPartial
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 31SolarPartial
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009 / 2010Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarPartial
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