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Flag for France March 24, 1997 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Paris, France

Max view in Paris
Monday, March 24, 1997 at 5:40 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Paris: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Mar 24, 1997 at 2:42 AM

Maximum: Mon, Mar 24, 1997 at 5:40 AM

Ended: Mon, Mar 24, 1997 at 8:36 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 54 minutes

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March 24, 1997 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Paris

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Paris. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered a large portion of the Moon, so this was still a nice sight.

More about the March 24, 1997 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
3:57 AM Mar 245:40 AM Mar 246:51 AM Mar 24
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Local times for eclipse in Paris on Monday, March 24, 1997

EventTime in ParisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 24 at 2:42 AM215°Southwest34.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 24 at 3:57 AM234°Southwest25.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseMar 24 at 5:39 AM255°West-southwest11.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
MoonsetMar 24 at 6:51 AM268°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 24 at 7:20 AM273°West5.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 24 at 8:36 AM287°West-northwest17.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Paris (CET – Central European Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Paris.

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

Eclipses visible in Paris

Eclipse Visibility from ParisVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1990Feb 9LunarTotal
Total
1991Jan 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1991Jun 27LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1992Jun 15LunarPartial
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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