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Flag for Iran March 13, 1998 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Sanandaj, Iran

Max view in Sanandaj
Friday, March 13, 1998 at 6:37 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Sanandaj: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Mar 13, 1998 at 5:46 AM

Maximum: Fri, Mar 13, 1998 at 6:37 AM

Ended: Fri, Mar 13, 1998 at 9:53 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 6 minutes

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March 13, 1998 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Sanandaj

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the March 13, 1998 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
5:46 AM Mar 136:37 AM Mar 136:40 AM Mar 13
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Local times for eclipse in Sanandaj on Friday, March 13, 1998

EventTime in SanandajDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 13 at 5:46 AM268°West10.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in SanandajMar 13 at 6:37 AM275°West0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Sanandaj would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetMar 13 at 6:40 AM275°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 13 at 7:50 AM285°West-northwest14.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 13 at 9:53 AM307°Northwest36.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Sanandaj (IRST – Iran Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Sanandaj

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