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Flag for U.S.A. October 27, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Unalaska, Alaska, U.S.A.

Max view in Unalaska
Wednesday, October 27, 2004 at 7:41 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Unalaska: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 4:07 PM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 7:41 PM

Ended: Wed, Oct 27, 2004 at 10:01 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 54 minutes


October 27, 2004 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Unalaska

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Unalaska. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
7:35 PM Oct 277:41 PM Oct 278:53 PM Oct 27
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Local times for eclipse in Unalaska on Wednesday, October 27, 2004

EventTime in UnalaskaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 4:07 PM22°North-northeast21.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 5:14 PM38°Northeast16.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 6:23 PM53°Northeast9.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 27 at 7:04 PM61°East-northeast3.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 27 at 7:35 PM67°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in UnalaskaOct 27 at 7:41 PM68°East-northeast0.7°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Unalaska 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.
Total Eclipse endsOct 27 at 7:44 PM69°East-northeast1.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 27 at 8:53 PM82°East10.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 27 at 10:01 PM95°East20.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Unalaska (AKDT – Alaska Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Unalaska

Eclipse Visibility from UnalaskaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2000Jan 20LunarTotal
2000Jul 16LunarTotal
2000Jul 30SolarPartial
2001Jan 9LunarPartial
2001Jul 5LunarPartial
2001Dec 14SolarPartial
2001Dec 29 / Dec 30LunarPenumbral
2002May 26LunarPenumbral
2002Jun 10SolarPartial
2002Nov 19LunarPenumbral
2003May 30SolarPartial
2003Nov 8LunarPenumbral
2004Oct 13SolarPartial
2004Oct 27LunarTotal
2005Apr 23 / Apr 24LunarPenumbral
2005Oct 17LunarPartial
2007Aug 27 / Aug 28LunarTotal
2008Feb 20LunarPartial
2009Feb 9LunarPenumbral
2009Jul 7LunarPenumbral
2009Dec 31LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Unalaska, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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