Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Niamey, Niger
Eclipse visible in Niamey – Sep 16, 1978 Total Lunar Eclipse
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.
The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.
Local times for eclipse in Niamey on Saturday, September 16, 1978
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.
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Niamey.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.Times are local for Niamey (WAT - West Africa Time).
Other eclipses visible in Niamey
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|Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|Jan 4, 1973||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Jan 18 / Jan 19, 1973||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jun 15, 1973||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jun 30, 1973||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Dec 10, 1973||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 24, 1973||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Jun 4 / Jun 5, 1974||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Nov 29, 1974||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|May 25, 1975||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Nov 18 / Nov 19, 1975||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Apr 29, 1976||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|May 13, 1976||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Nov 6 / Nov 7, 1976||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Apr 4, 1977||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Mar 24, 1978||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Sep 16, 1978||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Mar 13 / Mar 14, 1979||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Feb 16, 1980||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Mar 1, 1980||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 27, 1980||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Aug 26, 1980||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jan 20, 1981||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 17, 1981||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jan 9, 1982||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jul 6, 1982||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Dec 4, 1983||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Dec 20, 1983||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
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