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Flag for USA October 27, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Wednesday, October 27, 2004 at 10:04 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Chicago: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 7:07 PM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 10:04 PM

Ended: Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 1:01 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 54 minutes


October 27, 2004 – October 28, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Chicago

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Chicago. 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
8:14 PM Oct 2710:04 PM Oct 2711:53 PM Oct 27
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Local times for eclipse in Chicago on Wednesday, October 27, 2004

EventTime in ChicagoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 7:07:16 PM87°East14.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 8:14:46 PM98°East27.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 9:23:52 PM111°East-southeast39.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 27 at 10:04:10 PM120°East-southeast46.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 27 at 10:44:20 PM132°Southeast52.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 27 at 11:53:26 PM158°South-southeast59.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 1:01:04 AM191°South-southwest61.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Chicago (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Chicago

Eclipse Visibility From ChicagoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2000Dec 25SolarPartial
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
2001Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
2003May 15 / May 16LunarTotal
2003Nov 8LunarTotal
2004Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarTotal
2005Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2006Mar 14LunarPenumbral
2006Nov 8MercuryTransit
2007Mar 3LunarTotal
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Feb 20 / Feb 21LunarTotal
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Aug 5LunarPenumbral
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