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Flag for Iraq October 28, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Irbil, Iraq (Erbil)

Max view in Irbil
Thursday, October 28, 2004 at 6:04 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Irbil: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 3:07 AM

Maximum: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 6:04 AM

Ended: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 9:01 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 54 minutes


October 28, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Irbil

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Irbil. 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 partialMaxMoonset
4:14 AM Oct 286:04 AM Oct 286:25 AM Oct 28
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Local times for eclipse in Irbil on Thursday, October 28, 2004

EventTime in IrbilDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 3:07 AM257°West-southwest37.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 4:14 AM268°West24.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 5:23 AM278°West11.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 28 at 6:04 AM283°West-northwest3.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
MoonsetOct 28 at 6:25 AM287°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsOct 28 at 6:44 AM289°West-northwest2.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 28 at 7:53 AM300°West-northwest16.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 9:01 AM313°Northwest26.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Irbil (AST – Arabia Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Irbil

Eclipse Visibility from IrbilVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarPenumbral
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
Note: Click on the date link for details in Irbil, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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