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Flag for United Arab Emirates May 4, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Max view in Abu Dhabi
Wednesday, May 5, 2004 at 12:30 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Abu Dhabi: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, May 4, 2004 at 9:52 PM

Maximum: Wed, May 5, 2004 at 12:30 AM

Ended: Wed, May 5, 2004 at 3:08 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 16 minutes


May 4, 2004 – May 5, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Abu Dhabi

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Abu Dhabi. 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
10:48 PM May 412:30 AM May 52:11 AM May 5
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Local times for eclipse in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday, May 5, 2004

EventTime in Abu DhabiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 9:52:19 PM136°Southeast36.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 10:48:38 PM150°South-southeast43.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 11:52:30 PM171°South48.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 5 at 12:30:11 AM184°South48.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 5 at 1:07:57 AM197°South-southwest46.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 5 at 2:11:50 AM215°Southwest40.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 5 at 3:08:04 AM228°Southwest31.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Abu Dhabi (GST – Gulf Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Abu Dhabi

Eclipse Visibility from Abu DhabiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 21LunarPartial
2000Jul 16LunarPartial
2001Jan 9 / Jan 10LunarTotal
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
2002Jun 25LunarPenumbral
2002Nov 20LunarPenumbral
2003May 31SolarPartial
2003Nov 9LunarTotal
2004May 4 / May 5LunarTotal
2004Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Oct 3SolarPartial
2006Mar 15LunarPenumbral
2006Mar 29SolarPartial
2006Sep 7 / Sep 8LunarPartial
2007Mar 4LunarTotal
2008Feb 21LunarPartial
2008Aug 1SolarPartial
2008Aug 16 / Aug 17LunarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 6LunarPenumbral
2009 / 2010Dec 31 / Jan 1LunarPartial
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