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Eclipse visible in Brussels – September 16, 1997 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Brussels.

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

More about the September 16, 1997 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Brussels on Tuesday, September 16, 1997

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 BrusselsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 6:14 PM77°East-northeast15.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 7:13 PM88°East6.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 16 at 7:52 PM95°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 8:18 PM100°East3.6° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Maximum EclipseSep 16 at 8:47 PM106°East-southeast8.0° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Total Eclipse endsSep 16 at 9:16 PM111°East-southeast12.2° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 16 at 10:21 PM125°Southeast21.1° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 16 at 11:20 PM138°Southeast28.0° 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 Brussels.

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

Times are local for Brussels (CEST - Central European Summer Time).

Other eclipses visible in Brussels

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in BrusselsLooks like in BrusselsPath of the eclipse
Jun 15, 1992LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 9 / Dec 10, 1992LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 29, 1993LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 10, 1994SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 25, 1994LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 18, 1994LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8, 1995LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 3 / Apr 4, 1996LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 27, 1996LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 12, 1996SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 24, 1997LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16, 1997LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1998LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 8, 1998LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 1999LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 11, 1999SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 9, 2001LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 24 / Jun 25, 2002LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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