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Flag for Iran September 16, 1997 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Sanandaj, Iran

Max view in Sanandaj
Tuesday, September 16, 1997 at 11:17 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Sanandaj: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Sep 16, 1997 at 8:42 PM

Maximum: Tue, Sep 16, 1997 at 11:17 PM

Ended: Wed, Sep 17, 1997 at 1:50 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 8 minutes


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

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Sanandaj. 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
9:38 PM Sep 1611:17 PM Sep 1612:54 AM Sep 17
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Local times for eclipse in Sanandaj on Tuesday, September 16, 1997

EventTime in SanandajDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 8:42 PM107°East-southeast15.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 9:38 PM116°East-southeast26.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 10:45 PM130°Southeast37.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 16 at 11:16 PM137°Southeast42.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 16 at 11:47 PM146°South-southeast45.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 17 at 12:54 AM170°South51.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 1:50 AM192°South-southwest51.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Sanandaj (IRDT – Iran Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Sanandaj

Eclipse Visibility from SanandajVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1990Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarTotal
1990Aug 6LunarPenumbral
1991Jul 26LunarPenumbral
1992Dec 10LunarTotal
1993Nov 29LunarPenumbral
1994May 25LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 8LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 24SolarPartial
1996Apr 4LunarTotal
1996Sep 27LunarTotal
1997Mar 24LunarPenumbral
1997Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarTotal
1998Mar 13LunarPenumbral
1998Aug 8LunarPenumbral
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
1999Aug 11SolarTotal
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