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Flag for Russia May 5, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Vladivostok, Russia

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Wednesday, May 5, 2004 at 6:56 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Vladivostok: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, May 5, 2004 at 4:52 AM

Maximum: Wed, May 5, 2004 at 6:56 AM

Ended: Wed, May 5, 2004 at 10:08 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 16 minutes


May 5, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Vladivostok

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Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Vladivostok. 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 partialMaxMoonset
5:48 AM May 56:56 AM May 57:00 AM May 5
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Local times for eclipse in Vladivostok on Wednesday, May 5, 2004

EventTime in VladivostokDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 5 at 4:52:19 AM223°Southwest18.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 5 at 5:48:38 AM234°Southwest10.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 5 at 6:52:30 AM245°West-southwest1.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximal Eclipse visible in VladivostokMay 5 at 6:56:45 AM246°West-southwest0.6°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Vladivostok would be around this time.
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-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetMay 5 at 7:00:50 AM247°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 5 at 7:30:11 AM251°West-southwest5.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 5 at 8:07:57 AM257°West-southwest11.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 5 at 9:11:50 AM267°West23.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 5 at 10:08:04 AM276°West33.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Vladivostok (VLAST – Vladivostok Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Vladivostok

Eclipse Visibility From VladivostokVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2000Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarTotal
2001Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26 / May 27LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 11SolarPartial
2003May 7MercuryTransit
2004May 5LunarTotal
2004Jun 8VenusTransit
2004Oct 14SolarPartial
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPartial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Sep 8LunarPartial
2006Nov 9MercuryTransit
2007Mar 4LunarPartial
2007Mar 19SolarPartial
2007Aug 28 / Aug 29LunarTotal
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 22SolarPartial
2010Jan 1LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Vladivostok, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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