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Flag for Spain October 28, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Madrid, Spain

Max view in Madrid
Thursday, October 28, 2004 at 5:05 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Madrid: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 2:07 AM

Maximum: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 5:05 AM

Ended: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 8:01 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 54 minutes


October 28, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Madrid

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Madrid. 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
3:14 AM Oct 285:05 AM Oct 286:53 AM Oct 28
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Local times for eclipse in Madrid on Thursday, October 28, 2004

EventTime in MadridDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 2:07 AM188°South61.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 3:14 AM219°Southwest56.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 4:23 AM241°West-southwest47.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 28 at 5:04 AM250°West-southwest40.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 28 at 5:44 AM258°West-southwest33.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 28 at 6:53 AM270°West20.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 8:01 AM281°West8.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Times are local for Madrid (CEST – Central European Summer Time).

Eclipses visible in Madrid

Eclipse Visibility from MadridVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarTotal
2001Jan 9LunarTotal
2002Jun 24 / Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8 / Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarAnnular
2006Mar 14 / Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7LunarPartial
2007Mar 3 / Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarTotal
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
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