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Flag for Mexico October 27, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico

Max view in Acapulco
Wednesday, October 27, 2004 at 10:04 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Acapulco: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 7:07 PM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 10:04 PM

Ended: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 1:01 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 54 minutes

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October 27, 2004 – October 28, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Acapulco

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Acapulco. 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
8:14 PM Oct 2710:04 PM Oct 2711:53 PM Oct 27
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Local times for eclipse in Acapulco on Wednesday, October 27, 2004

EventTime in AcapulcoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 7:07 PM77°East-northeast0.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 8:14 PM81°East15.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 9:23 PM85°East31.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 27 at 10:04 PM87°East41.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 27 at 10:44 PM89°East50.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 27 at 11:53 PM94°East67.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 1:01 AM112°East-southeast82.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Acapulco (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Acapulco

Eclipse Visibility from AcapulcoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
Total
2000Jul 16LunarPartial
Total
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
Annular
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
Annular
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
Total
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
Total
2005Apr 8SolarPartial
Total
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
Partial
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2007Mar 3LunarPartial
Total
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
Total
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
Total
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
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