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Flag for Germany September 27, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Pforzheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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Friday, September 27, 1996 at 4:54 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Pforzheim: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 2:13 AM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 4:54 AM

Ended: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 7:34 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 21 minutes


September 27, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Pforzheim

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Pforzheim. 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
3:12 AM Sep 274:54 AM Sep 276:35 AM Sep 27
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Local times for eclipse in Pforzheim on Friday, September 27, 1996

EventTime in PforzheimDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 2:13:57 AM201°South-southwest39.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 3:12:43 AM218°Southwest35.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 4:19:46 AM235°Southwest27.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 4:54:25 AM243°West-southwest23.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 5:28:56 AM250°West-southwest18.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 27 at 6:35:59 AM263°West8.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
MoonsetSep 27 at 7:30:15 AM273°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 27 at 7:34:52 AM274°West0.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Pforzheim (CEST – Central European Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Pforzheim

Eclipse Visibility From PforzheimVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1990Feb 9LunarTotal
1991Jan 30LunarPenumbral
1991Jun 27LunarPenumbral
1991Jul 26LunarPenumbral
1992Jun 15LunarPenumbral
1992Dec 9 / Dec 10LunarTotal
1993Nov 29LunarTotal
1994May 10SolarPartial
1994May 25LunarPartial
1994Nov 18LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 8LunarPenumbral
1996Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarTotal
1996Sep 27LunarTotal
1996Oct 12SolarPartial
1997Mar 24LunarPartial
1997Sep 16LunarTotal
1998Mar 13LunarPenumbral
1998Aug 8LunarPenumbral
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
1999Aug 11SolarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Pforzheim, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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