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Eclipse visible in Amman – Oct 28, 2004 Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Amman.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the Oct 28, 2004 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Amman on Thursday, October 28, 2004

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in AmmanDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 2:09 AM255°West-southwest44.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 3:16 AM266°West31.1° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 4:26 AM275°West16.9° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 28 at 5:05 AM280°West9.0° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Total Eclipse endsOct 28 at 5:43 AM285°West-northwest1.5° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetOct 28 at 5:52 AM286°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 28 at 6:53 AM294°West-northwest12.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 8:00 AM305°Northwest23.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Amman (AST - Arabia Standard Time).

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Path of the eclipse
Jan 31, 1999LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Jan 9 / Jan 10, 2001LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2001LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 24 / Jun 25, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 20, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 16, 2003LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 31, 2003SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 9, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 4 / May 5, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 2004LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 3, 2005SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 14 / Mar 15, 2006LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 29, 2006SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7, 2006LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3 / Mar 4, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 21, 2008LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 1, 2008SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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