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Eclipse visible in San Francisco – Oct 27, 2004 Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in San Francisco.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the Oct 28, 2004 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in San Francisco 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 San FranciscoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsOct 27 at 5:09 PM65°East-northeast11.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 27 at 6:09 PM74°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsOct 27 at 6:16 PM75°East-northeast1.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 7:26 PM85°East14.2° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 27 at 8:05 PM90°East21.7° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 27 at 8:43 PM96°East29.3° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 27 at 9:53 PM108°East-southeast42.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 27 at 11:00 PM125°Southeast54.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for San Francisco (PDT - Pacific Daylight Time).

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
San Francisco
Looks like in
San Francisco
Path of the eclipse
Jan 31, 1999LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 28, 1999LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 20, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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Jul 30, 2000SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 25, 2000SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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Dec 14, 2001SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 30, 2001LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 26, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 10, 2002SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 19, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 15, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 2003LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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Apr 24, 2005LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 2005LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 2007LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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