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Flag for Romania October 12, 1996 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Bucharest, Romania

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Saturday, October 12, 1996 at 5:52 PM

Global Type: Partial Solar Eclipse

Bucharest: Partial Solar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Oct 12, 1996 at 4:44 PM

Maximum: Sat, Oct 12, 1996 at 5:52 PM

Ended: Sat, Oct 12, 1996 at 6:53 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 9 minutes


October 12, 1996 — Partial Solar Eclipse — Bucharest

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During this partial solar eclipse, the Moon covered only parts of the Sun, as seen from Bucharest. There were no locations on Earth where the Sun appeared completely covered during this event.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

4:44 PM Oct 125:52 PM Oct 126:36 PM Oct 12
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Local times for eclipse in Bucharest on Saturday, October 12, 1996

EventTime in BucharestDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 12 at 4:44 PM239°West-southwest17.8°
The Moon touches the Sun's edge.
Maximum EclipseOct 12 at 5:52 PM252°West-southwest6.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the Sun.
Sun close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
SunsetOct 12 at 6:36 PM260°West0.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 12 at 6:53 PM263°West2.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Bucharest (EEST – Eastern European Summer Time).

This eclipse is in progress during sunrise or sunset, so the Sun is displayed only partly in some phases, according to its altitude below the horizon. 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.

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