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Eclipse visible in Sydney – September 17, 1978 — Total Lunar Eclipse
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.
Local times for eclipse in Sydney on Sunday, September 17, 1978
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.
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Sydney.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.
Other eclipses visible in Sydney
|Dates (Click link for path info)||Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in Sydney||Looks like in Sydney||Path of the eclipse|
|Jun 16, 1973||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 15, 1973||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jun 5, 1974||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jun 20, 1974||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Nov 29 / Nov 30, 1974||Lunar||Total||Total|
|May 25, 1975||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|May 14, 1976||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Oct 23, 1976||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Sep 27, 1977||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Mar 24 / Mar 25, 1978||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Sep 17, 1978||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Mar 14, 1979||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Sep 6, 1979||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Mar 2, 1980||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 28, 1980||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jan 20, 1981||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Feb 5, 1981||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Jul 17, 1981||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Jan 10, 1982||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Jul 6, 1982||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Dec 30 / Dec 31, 1982||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jun 11, 1983||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Jun 25, 1983||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
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