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Flag for Turkey May 4, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Istanbul, Turkey

Max view in Istanbul
Tuesday, May 4, 2004 at 11:30 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Istanbul: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, May 4, 2004 at 8:52 PM

Maximum: Tue, May 4, 2004 at 11:30 PM

Ended: Wed, May 5, 2004 at 2:08 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 16 minutes


May 4, 2004 – May 5, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Istanbul

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Istanbul. 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
9:48 PM May 411:30 PM May 41:11 AM May 5
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Local times for eclipse in Istanbul on Tuesday, May 4, 2004

EventTime in IstanbulDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 8:52:19 PM122°East-southeast9.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 9:48:38 PM132°Southeast17.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 10:52:30 PM146°Southeast24.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 4 at 11:30:11 PM155°South-southeast27.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 5 at 12:07:57 AM165°South-southeast30.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 5 at 1:11:50 AM182°South31.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 5 at 2:08:04 AM197°South-southwest29.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Istanbul (EEST – Eastern European Summer Time).

Eclipses visible in Istanbul

Eclipse Visibility from IstanbulVisibility 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
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