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Flag for Pakistan September 27, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

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Friday, September 27, 1996 at 6:18 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Karachi: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 5:13 AM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 6:18 AM

Ended: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 10:34 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 21 minutes


September 27, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Karachi

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Karachi, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
6:12 AM Sep 276:18 AM Sep 276:20 AM Sep 27
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Local times for eclipse in Karachi on Friday, September 27, 1996

EventTime in KarachiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 5:13:57 AM265°West14.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 6:12:43 AM271°West1.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximal Eclipse visible in KarachiSep 27 at 6:18:06 AM271°West0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Karachi would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetSep 27 at 6:20:27 AM272°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 7:19:46 AM278°West13.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 7:54:25 AM282°West-northwest20.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 8:28:56 AM286°West-northwest28.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 27 at 9:35:59 AM297°West-northwest41.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 27 at 10:34:52 AM311°Northwest51.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Karachi (PKT – Pakistan Standard Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Karachi.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Karachi

Eclipse Visibility From KarachiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1990Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarTotal
1990Aug 6LunarPartial
1991Jul 26 / Jul 27LunarPenumbral
1992Dec 10LunarTotal
1993Jun 4LunarPartial
1993Nov 6MercuryTransit
1995Oct 8LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 24SolarPartial
1996Apr 4LunarTotal
1996Sep 27LunarPartial
1997Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarTotal
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
1999Aug 11SolarTotal
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