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Flag for Belgium April 3, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Brussels, Belgium

Max view in Brussels
Thursday, April 4, 1996 at 2:10 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Brussels: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Apr 3, 1996 at 11:17 PM

Maximum: Thu, Apr 4, 1996 at 2:10 AM

Ended: Thu, Apr 4, 1996 at 5:02 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 45 minutes

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April 3, 1996 – April 4, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Brussels

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Brussels. 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
12:21 AM Apr 42:10 AM Apr 43:58 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Brussels on Thursday, April 4, 1996

EventTime in BrusselsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 3 at 11:17 PM140°Southeast25.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 12:21 AM157°South-southeast30.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 1:26 AM175°South32.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 2:09 AM188°South32.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 2:52 AM200°South-southwest30.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 3:58 AM217°Southwest25.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 5:02 AM232°Southwest18.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Brussels (CEST – Central European Summer Time).

Eclipses visible in Brussels

Eclipse Visibility from BrusselsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1990Feb 9LunarTotal
Total
1991Jan 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1991Jun 27LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1992Jun 15LunarPenumbral
Partial
1992Dec 9 / Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
1993Nov 29LunarTotal
Total
1994May 10SolarPartial
Annular
1994May 25LunarPartial
Partial
1994Nov 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1995Oct 8LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1996Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
1996Sep 27LunarTotal
Total
1996Oct 12SolarPartial
Partial
1997Mar 24LunarPartial
Partial
1997Sep 16LunarTotal
Total
1998Mar 13LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1998Aug 8LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1999Aug 11SolarPartial
Total
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