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Flag for Ireland May 4, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Dublin, Ireland (Baile Átha Cliath (Irish))

Max view in Dublin
Tuesday, May 4, 2004 at 9:31 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Dublin: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, May 4, 2004 at 6:52 PM

Maximum: Tue, May 4, 2004 at 9:31 PM

Ended: Wed, May 5, 2004 at 12:08 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 16 minutes


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

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Dublin. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
8:55 PM May 49:31 PM May 411:11 PM May 4
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Local times for eclipse in Dublin on Tuesday, May 4, 2004

EventTime in DublinDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 6:52 PM95°East16.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 7:48 PM106°East-southeast9.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 8:52 PM118°East-southeast0.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 4 at 8:55 PM119°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 4 at 9:30 PM126°Southeast3.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Total Eclipse endsMay 4 at 10:07 PM134°Southeast7.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 4 at 11:11 PM147°South-southeast13.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 5 at 12:08 AM160°South-southeast16.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Dublin (IST – Irish Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Dublin

Eclipse Visibility from DublinVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 24LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 19 / Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarTotal
2003May 31SolarPartial
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Dublin, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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