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Flag for U.S.A. October 27, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

Max view in Chicago
Wednesday, October 27, 2004 at 10:05 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 10:05 PM

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


Duration: 5 hours, 54 minutes

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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 2710:05 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 PM87°East15.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 8:14 PM98°East27.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 9:23 PM111°East-southeast39.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 27 at 10:04 PM120°East-southeast46.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 27 at 10:44 PM132°Southeast52.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 27 at 11:53 PM159°South-southeast60.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 1:01 AM192°South-southwest61.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Chicago (CDT – Central Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Chicago

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