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Eclipse visible in Irbil – April 4, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Irbil.

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

More about the April 3, 1996 – April 4, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Irbil 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 IrbilDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 1:19 AM187°South47.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 2:22 AM208°South-southwest43.4° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 3:28 AM226°Southwest35.4° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 4:10 AM236°Southwest28.9° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 4:51 AM244°West-southwest21.7° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 5:57 AM254°West-southwest9.6° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
MoonsetApr 4 at 6:50 AM262°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 7:01 AM263°West1.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Irbil (ADT - Arabia Daylight Time).

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Jul 26, 1991LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Oct 8, 1995LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Oct 12, 1996SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 24, 1997LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 16 / Sep 17, 1997LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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