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Flag for India April 4, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Vadodara, Gujarat, India (Baroda)

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Thursday, April 4, 1996 at 5:39 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Vadodara: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Thu, Apr 4, 1996 at 2:47 AM

Maximum: Thu, Apr 4, 1996 at 5:39 AM

Ended: Thu, Apr 4, 1996 at 8:32 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 45 minutes

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April 4, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Vadodara

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Vadodara. 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 partialMaxMoonset
3:51 AM Apr 45:39 AM Apr 46:29 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Vadodara on Thursday, April 4, 1996

EventTime in VadodaraDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 2:47 AM233°Southwest46.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 3:51 AM246°West-southwest34.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 4:56 AM254°West-southwest20.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 5:39 AM259°West-southwest10.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 6:22 AM263°West1.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetApr 4 at 6:29 AM263°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 7:28 AM268°West13.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 8:32 AM274°West27.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Vadodara (IST – India Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Vadodara

Eclipse Visibility from VadodaraVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1990Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarTotal
Total
1990Aug 6LunarPartial
Partial
1991Jul 26 / Jul 27LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1992Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
1993Jun 4LunarPartial
Total
1995Apr 15LunarPenumbral
Partial
1995Oct 8LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1995Oct 24SolarPartial
Total
1996Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
1996Sep 27LunarPenumbral
Total
1997Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarTotal
Total
1998Aug 22SolarPartial
Annular
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1999Aug 11SolarTotal
Total
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