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Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Baker Island, U.S.A.

Eclipse visible in Baker Island – October 27, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Baker Island, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse.

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the October 28, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Baker Island on Wednesday, October 27, 2004

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in Baker IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 12:09 PM41°Northeast72.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 1:16 PM63°East-northeast59.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 2:26 PM71°East-northeast44.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 27 at 3:05 PM73°East-northeast35.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsOct 27 at 3:43 PM75°East-northeast26.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 27 at 4:53 PM76°East-northeast10.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 27 at 5:34 PM76°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Baker IslandOct 27 at 5:36 PM76°East-northeast0.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Baker Island 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 East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 27 at 6:00 PM76°East-northeast5.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.

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

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

Times are local for Baker Island ( - (null)).

Other eclipses visible in Baker Island

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in Baker IslandLooks like in Baker IslandPath of the eclipse
Jan 31, 1999LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 27 / Jul 28, 1999LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 20, 2000LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 15 / Jul 16, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2001LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 14, 2001SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29 / Dec 30, 2001LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 25 / May 26, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 15, 2003LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27, 2004LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 23, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16 / Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7, 2006LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 27 / Aug 28, 2007LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 2008LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6, 2009LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 21, 2009SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 31, 2009LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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