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Flag for India September 16, 1997 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Akola, Maharashtra, India

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Wednesday, September 17, 1997 at 12:16 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Akola: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Sep 16, 1997 at 9:42 PM

Maximum: Wed, Sep 17, 1997 at 12:16 AM

Ended: Wed, Sep 17, 1997 at 2:50 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 8 minutes


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

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Akola. 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
10:38 PM Sep 1612:16 AM Sep 171:54 AM Sep 17
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Local times for eclipse in Akola on Wednesday, September 17, 1997

EventTime in AkolaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 9:42:31 PM119°East-southeast45.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 10:38:25 PM133°Southeast56.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 11:45:54 PM162°South-southeast64.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 17 at 12:16:38 AM180°South66.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 17 at 12:47:23 AM198°South-southwest65.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 17 at 1:54:52 AM228°Southwest56.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 2:50:47 AM242°West-southwest46.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Akola (IST – India Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Akola

Eclipse Visibility From AkolaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1990Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarTotal
1990Aug 6LunarPartial
1991Jul 26 / Jul 27LunarPenumbral
1992Dec 10LunarTotal
1993Jun 4LunarTotal
1993Nov 6MercuryTransit
1995Apr 15LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 8LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 24SolarPartial
1996Apr 4LunarTotal
1996Sep 27LunarPenumbral
1997Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarTotal
1998Aug 22SolarPartial
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
1999Aug 11SolarTotal
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