Home > Sun & Moon > Eclipses > Bucharest, Romania

Flag for Romania September 27, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bucharest, Romania

Max View in Bucharest
Friday, September 27, 1996 at 5:54 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Bucharest: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 3:13 AM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 5:54 AM

Ended: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 8:34 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 21 minutes


September 27, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bucharest

Live Eclipse Animation will start at:
Live Eclipse Animation has ended.
You are using an outdated browser, to view the animation please update or switch to a modern browser. Alternatively you can view the old animation by clicking here.

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Bucharest. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.

More about the September 27, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Add Eclipse to Calendar

Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
4:12 AM Sep 275:54 AM Sep 277:15 AM Sep 27
Expand for more details on eclipse events and times

Local times for eclipse in Bucharest on Friday, September 27, 1996

EventTime in BucharestDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 3:13:57 AM224°Southwest37.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 4:12:43 AM239°West-southwest29.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 5:19:46 AM252°West-southwest19.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 5:54:25 AM259°West-southwest13.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 6:28:56 AM265°West7.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
MoonsetSep 27 at 7:15:38 AM273°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 27 at 7:35:59 AM276°West2.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 27 at 8:34:52 AM287°West-northwest13.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Bucharest (EEST – Eastern European Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Bucharest

Eclipse Visibility From BucharestVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1990Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarTotal
1991Jan 30LunarPenumbral
1991Jun 27LunarPenumbral
1991Jul 26LunarPenumbral
1992Jun 15LunarPenumbral
1992Dec 9 / Dec 10LunarTotal
1993Nov 29LunarPartial
1994May 25LunarPartial
1994Nov 18LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 8LunarPenumbral
1996Apr 4LunarTotal
1996Sep 27LunarTotal
1996Oct 12SolarPartial
1997Mar 24LunarPartial
1997Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarTotal
1998Mar 13LunarPenumbral
1998Aug 8LunarPenumbral
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
1999Aug 11SolarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Bucharest, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All Eclipses Worldwide, From 1900 to 2100