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Flag for Iraq September 16, 1997 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Irbil, Iraq (Erbil)

Max view in Irbil
Tuesday, September 16, 1997 at 10:47 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Irbil: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Sep 16, 1997 at 8:12 PM

Maximum: Tue, Sep 16, 1997 at 10:47 PM

Ended: Wed, Sep 17, 1997 at 1:20 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 8 minutes

Location

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

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Irbil. 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
9:08 PM Sep 1610:47 PM Sep 1612:24 AM Sep 17
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Local times for eclipse in Irbil on Tuesday, September 16, 1997

EventTime in IrbilDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 8:12 PM105°East-southeast13.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 9:08 PM114°East-southeast23.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 10:15 PM127°Southeast35.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 16 at 10:46 PM135°Southeast39.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 16 at 11:17 PM143°Southeast43.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 17 at 12:24 AM165°South-southeast49.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 1:20 AM187°South50.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Irbil (ADT – Arabia Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Irbil

Eclipse Visibility from IrbilVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1990Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarTotal
Total
1990Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Partial
1991Jul 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1992Dec 9 / Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
1993Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Total
1994May 25LunarPenumbral
Partial
1995Oct 8LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1995Oct 24SolarPartial
Total
1996Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
1996Sep 27LunarTotal
Total
1996Oct 12SolarPartial
Partial
1997Mar 24LunarPartial
Partial
1997Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarTotal
Total
1998Mar 13LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1998Aug 8LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1999Aug 11SolarTotal
Total
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