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Flag for Indonesia September 16, 1978 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Jakarta, Jakarta Special Capital Region, Indonesia

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Sunday, September 17, 1978 at 2:04 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Jakarta: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Sep 16, 1978 at 11:22 PM

Maximum: Sun, Sep 17, 1978 at 2:04 AM

Ended: Sun, Sep 17, 1978 at 4:46 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 24 minutes


September 16, 1978 – September 17, 1978 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Jakarta

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Jakarta. 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
12:20 AM Sep 172:04 AM Sep 173:47 AM Sep 17
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Local times for eclipse in Jakarta on Sunday, September 17, 1978

EventTime in JakartaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 11:22:18 PM55°Northeast84.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 17 at 12:20:36 AM291°West-northwest79.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 17 at 1:24:52 AM278°West64.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 17 at 2:04:14 AM275°West55.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 17 at 2:43:30 AM273°West45.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 17 at 3:47:46 AM271°West30.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 4:46:11 AM270°West15.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Jakarta (WIB – Western Indonesian Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Jakarta

Eclipse Visibility From JakartaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1970May 9MercuryTransit
1971Aug 6 / Aug 7LunarTotal
1972Jan 30LunarPartial
1973Jan 19LunarPenumbral
1973Jun 16LunarPenumbral
1973Jul 15LunarPenumbral
1973Nov 10MercuryTransit
1974Jun 5LunarPartial
1974Jun 20SolarPartial
1974Nov 29 / Nov 30LunarTotal
1975Nov 19LunarTotal
1976May 14LunarPartial
1976Oct 23SolarPartial
1976Nov 7LunarPenumbral
1978Mar 24 / Mar 25LunarTotal
1978Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarTotal
1979Mar 14LunarPartial
1979Sep 6LunarTotal
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