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Flag for Bulgaria September 16, 1997 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Varna, Bulgaria

Max view in Varna
Tuesday, September 16, 1997 at 9:47 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Varna: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Sep 16, 1997 at 7:12 PM

Maximum: Tue, Sep 16, 1997 at 9:47 PM

Ended: Wed, Sep 17, 1997 at 12:20 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 8 minutes

Location

September 16, 1997 – September 17, 1997 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Varna

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Varna. 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
8:08 PM Sep 169:47 PM Sep 1611:24 PM Sep 16
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Local times for eclipse in Varna on Tuesday, September 16, 1997

EventTime in VarnaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 7:12 PM95°East0.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
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 for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 8:08 PM104°East-southeast9.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 9:15 PM117°East-southeast20.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 16 at 9:46 PM123°East-southeast25.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 16 at 10:17 PM129°Southeast30.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 16 at 11:24 PM147°South-southeast38.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 12:20 AM164°South-southeast42.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Varna (EEST – Eastern European Summer Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Varna

Eclipse Visibility from VarnaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1990Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarTotal
Total
1991Jan 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1991Jun 27LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1991Jul 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1992Jun 15LunarPenumbral
Partial
1992Dec 9 / Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
1993Nov 29LunarPartial
Total
1994May 25LunarPenumbral
Partial
1994Nov 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1995Oct 8LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1996Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
1996Sep 27LunarTotal
Total
1996Oct 12SolarPartial
Partial
1997Mar 24LunarPartial
Partial
1997Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarTotal
Total
1998Mar 13LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1998Aug 8LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1999Aug 11SolarTotal
Total
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