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Flag for Iran September 27, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Tehran, Iran

Max view in Tehran
Friday, September 27, 1996 at 5:50 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Tehran: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 3:43 AM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 5:50 AM

Ended: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 9:04 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 21 minutes

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September 27, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Tehran

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Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Tehran. 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
4:42 AM Sep 275:50 AM Sep 275:57 AM Sep 27
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Local times for eclipse in Tehran on Friday, September 27, 1996

EventTime in TehranDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 3:43 AM252°West-southwest25.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 4:42 AM261°West14.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 5:49 AM271°West1.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximal Eclipse visible in TehranSep 27 at 5:50 AM271°West1.2°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Tehran would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetSep 27 at 5:57 AM272°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 6:24 AM276°West5.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 6:58 AM281°West12.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 27 at 8:05 AM292°West-northwest24.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 27 at 9:04 AM303°West-northwest34.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Tehran (IRST – Iran Standard Time).

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.

Eclipses visible in Tehran

Eclipse Visibility from TehranVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1990Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarTotal
Total
1990Aug 6LunarPartial
Partial
1991Jul 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1992Dec 10LunarTotal
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 11SolarPartial
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Tehran, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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