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Flag for Hungary September 16, 1978 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Budapest, Hungary

Max view in Budapest
Saturday, September 16, 1978 at 8:04 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Budapest: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Sep 16, 1978 at 5:22 PM

Maximum: Sat, Sep 16, 1978 at 8:04 PM

Ended: Sat, Sep 16, 1978 at 10:46 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 24 minutes


September 16, 1978 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Budapest

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Budapest. 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
6:20 PM Sep 168:04 PM Sep 169:47 PM Sep 16
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Local times for eclipse in Budapest on Saturday, September 16, 1978

EventTime in BudapestDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 5:22 PM90°East3.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 16 at 5:46 PM94°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 6:20 PM100°East5.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 7:24 PM112°East-southeast15.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 16 at 8:04 PM120°East-southeast21.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 16 at 8:43 PM129°Southeast26.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 16 at 9:47 PM145°Southeast33.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 16 at 10:46 PM161°South-southeast38.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Budapest (CET – Central European Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Budapest

Eclipse Visibility from BudapestVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1970Aug 17LunarPartial
1971Feb 10LunarPartial
1971Feb 25SolarPartial
1971Aug 6LunarTotal
1973Jan 18 / Jan 19LunarPenumbral
1973Jun 15LunarPenumbral
1973Jun 30SolarPartial
1973Dec 10LunarPartial
1974Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
1974Nov 29LunarTotal
1975May 11SolarPartial
1975Nov 18 / Nov 19LunarTotal
1976Apr 29SolarPartial
1976May 13LunarPartial
1976Nov 6 / Nov 7LunarPenumbral
1977Apr 4LunarPartial
1978Mar 24LunarTotal
1978Sep 16LunarTotal
1979Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarPartial
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