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

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Tuesday, September 16, 1997 at 11:16 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Tehran: Total Lunar Eclipse

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

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

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

Duration: 5 hours, 8 minutes


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

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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 partialMaxEnd of partial
9:38 PM Sep 1611:16 PM Sep 1612:54 AM Sep 17
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Local times for eclipse in Tehran on Tuesday, September 16, 1997

EventTime in TehranDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 8:42:31 PM109°East-southeast18.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 9:38:25 PM119°East-southeast28.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 10:45:54 PM134°Southeast39.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 16 at 11:16:38 PM142°Southeast43.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 16 at 11:47:23 PM152°South-southeast47.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 17 at 12:54:52 AM177°South51.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 1:50:47 AM198°South-southwest49.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Tehran (IRDT – Iran Daylight Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Tehran

Eclipse Visibility From TehranVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1990Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarTotal
1990Aug 6LunarPartial
1991Jul 26LunarPenumbral
1992Dec 10LunarTotal
1993Nov 6MercuryTransit
1994May 25LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 8LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 24SolarPartial
1996Apr 4LunarTotal
1996Sep 27LunarTotal
1997Mar 24LunarPenumbral
1997Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarTotal
1998Mar 13LunarPenumbral
1998Aug 8LunarPenumbral
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
1999Aug 11SolarPartial
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