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Flag for U.S.A. April 24, 2005 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.

Max view in Denver
Sunday, April 24, 2005 at 3:54 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Denver: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Apr 24, 2005 at 1:52 AM

Maximum: Sun, Apr 24, 2005 at 3:54 AM

Ended: Sun, Apr 24, 2005 at 5:57 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 6 minutes


April 24, 2005 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Denver

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During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. 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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

1:52 AM Apr 243:54 AM Apr 245:57 AM Apr 24
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Local times for eclipse in Denver on Sunday, April 24, 2005

EventTime in DenverDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 24 at 1:52:04 AM198°South-southwest34.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseApr 24 at 3:54:54 AM227°Southwest21.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 24 at 5:57:43 AM249°West-southwest1.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Denver (MDT – Mountain Daylight Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Denver

Eclipse Visibility from DenverVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2000Jul 16LunarPenumbral
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
2007Mar 3LunarPartial
2007Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Feb 20LunarTotal
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
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