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Flag for Iraq September 16, 1997 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Sulaimaniya, Iraq (as-Sulaymânîyah)

Max view in Sulaimaniya
Tuesday, September 16, 1997 at 10:46 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Sulaimaniya: Total Lunar Eclipse


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

Maximum: Tue, Sep 16, 1997 at 10:46 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 — Sulaimaniya

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Sulaimaniya. 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 1610:46 PM Sep 1612:24 AM Sep 17
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Local times for eclipse in Sulaimaniya on Tuesday, September 16, 1997

EventTime in SulaimaniyaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 8:12 PM105°East-southeast14.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 9:08 PM115°East-southeast24.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 10:15 PM128°Southeast36.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 16 at 10:46 PM135°Southeast40.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 16 at 11:17 PM144°Southeast44.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 17 at 12:24 AM167°South-southeast50.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 1:20 AM189°South51.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Sulaimaniya (ADT – Arabia Daylight Time).

Eclipses visible in Sulaimaniya

Eclipse Visibility from SulaimaniyaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1990Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarTotal
Total
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 24LunarPenumbral
Partial
1997Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarTotal
Total
1998Mar 13LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1998Aug 8LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1999Aug 11SolarTotal
Total
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