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Flag for Ireland September 27, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Dublin, Ireland (Baile Átha Cliath (Irish))

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Friday, September 27, 1996 at 3:54 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Dublin: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 1:13 AM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 3:54 AM

Ended: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 6:34 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 21 minutes


September 27, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Dublin

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Dublin. 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
2:12 AM Sep 273:54 AM Sep 275:35 AM Sep 27
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Local times for eclipse in Dublin on Friday, September 27, 1996

EventTime in DublinDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 1:13:57 AM181°South37.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 2:12:43 AM199°South-southwest36.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 3:19:46 AM218°Southwest31.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 3:54:25 AM227°Southwest28.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 4:28:56 AM235°Southwest24.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 27 at 5:35:59 AM250°West-southwest16.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 27 at 6:34:52 AM262°West8.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Times are local for Dublin (IST – Irish Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Dublin

Eclipse Visibility From DublinVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1990Feb 9LunarTotal
1991Jan 30LunarPenumbral
1991Jun 27LunarPenumbral
1991Dec 21LunarPenumbral
1992Jun 15LunarPartial
1992Dec 9 / Dec 10LunarTotal
1993Nov 29LunarTotal
1994May 10SolarPartial
1994May 25LunarPartial
1994Nov 18LunarPenumbral
1996Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarTotal
1996Sep 27LunarTotal
1996Oct 12SolarPartial
1997Mar 24LunarPartial
1997Sep 16LunarTotal
1998Mar 13LunarPenumbral
1998Aug 8LunarPenumbral
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
1999Aug 11SolarPartial
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