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Flag for Romania October 28, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bucharest, Romania

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Thursday, October 28, 2004 at 6:04 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Bucharest: 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 — Bucharest

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Bucharest. 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
4:14 AM Oct 286:04 AM Oct 287:53 AM Oct 28
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Local times for eclipse in Bucharest on Thursday, October 28, 2004

EventTime in BucharestDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 3:07:16 AM233°Southwest46.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 4:14:46 AM249°West-southwest36.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 5:23:52 AM263°West25.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 28 at 6:04:10 AM270°West18.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 28 at 6:44:20 AM277°West11.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 28 at 7:53:26 AM289°West-northwest0.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetOct 28 at 7:56:09 AM289°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 9:01:04 AM301°West-northwest10.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Bucharest (EEST – Eastern European Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Bucharest

Eclipse Visibility from BucharestVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarPartial
2003May 31SolarPartial
2003Nov 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
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Bucharest, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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