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Eclipse visible in Mumbai – Sep 16 - Sep 17, 1978 Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Mumbai.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the Sep 16, 1978 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Mumbai on Sunday, September 17, 1978

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in MumbaiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 9:53 PM116°East-southeast45.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 10:53 PM130°Southeast57.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 11:56 PM157°South-southeast66.6° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 17 at 12:34 AM181°South68.4° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 17 at 1:12 AM205°South-southwest66.4° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 17 at 2:15 AM232°Southwest57.3° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 3:15 AM246°West-southwest45.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Mumbai (IST - India Standard Time).

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