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Flag for Bangladesh September 16, 1978 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Dhaka, Bangladesh (Dacca)

Max view in Dhaka
Sunday, September 17, 1978 at 1:04 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Dhaka: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Sep 16, 1978 at 10:22 PM

Maximum: Sun, Sep 17, 1978 at 1:04 AM

Ended: Sun, Sep 17, 1978 at 3:46 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 24 minutes

Location

September 16, 1978 – September 17, 1978 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Dhaka

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Dhaka. 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
11:20 PM Sep 161:04 AM Sep 172:47 AM Sep 17
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Local times for eclipse in Dhaka on Sunday, September 17, 1978

EventTime in DhakaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 10:22 PM140°Southeast56.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 11:20 PM165°South-southeast62.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 17 at 12:24 AM199°South-southwest62.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 17 at 1:04 AM216°Southwest58.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 17 at 1:43 AM230°Southwest52.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 17 at 2:47 AM245°West-southwest40.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 3:46 AM254°West-southwest28.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Dhaka (BST – Bangladesh Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Dhaka

Eclipse Visibility from DhakaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1971Aug 6 / Aug 7LunarTotal
Total
1972Jan 30LunarPartial
Total
1973Jan 19LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1973Jun 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1973Dec 10LunarPenumbral
Partial
1974Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
1974Nov 29LunarTotal
Total
1975Nov 19LunarTotal
Total
1976Apr 29SolarPartial
Annular
1976May 13 / May 14LunarPartial
Partial
1976Nov 7LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1977Apr 18SolarPartial
Annular
1978Mar 24 / Mar 25LunarTotal
Total
1978Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarTotal
Total
1979Mar 14LunarPartial
Partial
1979Sep 6LunarPartial
Total
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