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Flag for Mexico October 27, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico

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Wednesday, October 27, 2004 at 10:04 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Mexico City: 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


October 27, 2004 – October 28, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mexico City

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Mexico City. 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 Mexico City on Wednesday, October 27, 2004

EventTime in Mexico CityDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 7:07:16 PM77°East-northeast1.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 8:14:46 PM82°East17.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 9:23:52 PM87°East32.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 27 at 10:04:10 PM89°East42.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 27 at 10:44:20 PM93°East51.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 27 at 11:53:26 PM101°East67.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 1:01:04 AM132°Southeast82.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Mexico City (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Mexico City

Eclipse Visibility from Mexico CityVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2000Jul 16LunarPartial
2000Dec 25SolarPartial
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Apr 8SolarPartial
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
2007Mar 3LunarPartial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
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