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Flag for Netherlands September 27, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Amsterdam, Netherlands

Max view in Amsterdam
Friday, September 27, 1996 at 4:54 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Amsterdam: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 2:13 AM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 4:54 AM

Ended: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 7:34 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 21 minutes


September 27, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Amsterdam

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Amsterdam. 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
3:12 AM Sep 274:54 AM Sep 276:35 AM Sep 27
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Local times for eclipse in Amsterdam on Friday, September 27, 1996

EventTime in AmsterdamDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 2:13:57 AM196°South-southwest37.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 3:12:43 AM213°South-southwest34.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 4:19:46 AM230°Southwest27.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 4:54:25 AM238°West-southwest23.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 5:28:56 AM246°West-southwest19.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 27 at 6:35:59 AM260°West9.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 27 at 7:34:52 AM271°West1.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Amsterdam (CEST – Central European Summer Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Amsterdam

Eclipse Visibility from AmsterdamVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1990Feb 9LunarTotal
1991Jan 30LunarPenumbral
1991Jun 27LunarPenumbral
1992Jun 15LunarPenumbral
1992Dec 9 / Dec 10LunarTotal
1993Nov 29LunarTotal
1994May 10SolarPartial
1994May 25LunarPartial
1994Nov 18LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 8LunarPenumbral
1996Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarTotal
1996Sep 27LunarTotal
1996Oct 12SolarPartial
1997Mar 24LunarPartial
1997Sep 16LunarTotal
1998Mar 13LunarPenumbral
1998Aug 8LunarPenumbral
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
1999Aug 11SolarPartial
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