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Eclipse visible in Tehran – Apr 4, 1996 Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Tehran.

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

More about the Apr 3 – Apr 4, 1996 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Tehran 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 TehranDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsApr 4 at 1:49 AM198°South-southwest46.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsApr 4 at 2:52 AM218°Southwest40.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 3:58 AM234°Southwest31.0° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 4:40 AM242°West-southwest24.0° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 5:21 AM249°West-southwest16.4° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 6:27 AM259°West4.0° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
MoonsetApr 4 at 6:50 AM262°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 7:31 AM268°West8.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Tehran (IRDT - Iran Daylight Time).

Other eclipses visible in Tehran

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Tehran
Looks like in
Tehran
Path of the eclipse
Jul 26, 1991LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 10, 1992LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 25, 1994LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse 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, 1996LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 24, 1997LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16 / Sep 17, 1997LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1998LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 8, 1998LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 1999LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 11, 1999SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 21, 2000LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 2000LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 9 / Jan 10, 2001LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 2001LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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