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Eclipse visible in New Delhi – April 4, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in New Delhi.

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

More about the April 3, 1996 – April 4, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in New Delhi on Thursday, April 4, 1996

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 New DelhiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 2:49 AM233°Southwest39.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 3:52 AM245°West-southwest27.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 4:58 AM254°West-southwest14.3° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 5:40 AM260°West5.6° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
MoonsetApr 4 at 6:08 AM263°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 6:21 AM264°West2.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 7:27 AM272°West17.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:31 AM280°West30.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for New Delhi (IST - India Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in New Delhi

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in New DelhiLooks like in New DelhiPath of the eclipse
Jul 26 / Jul 27, 1991LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 21, 1991LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 1992LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 1993LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 15, 1995LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8, 1995LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 24, 1995SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 4, 1996LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 27, 1996LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16 / Sep 17, 1997LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 1999LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 28, 1999LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 11, 1999SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 2000LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 9 / Jan 10, 2001LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2001LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 30, 2001LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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