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Flag for Thailand September 16, 1978 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bangkok, Thailand (Krung Thep)

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Sunday, September 17, 1978 at 2:04 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Bangkok: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Sep 16, 1978 at 11:22 PM

Maximum: Sun, Sep 17, 1978 at 2:04 AM

Ended: Sun, Sep 17, 1978 at 4:46 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 24 minutes


September 16, 1978 – September 17, 1978 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bangkok

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Bangkok. 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
12:20 AM Sep 172:04 AM Sep 173:47 AM Sep 17
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Local times for eclipse in Bangkok on Sunday, September 17, 1978

EventTime in BangkokDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 11:22:18 PM145°Southeast69.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 17 at 12:20:36 AM190°South73.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 17 at 1:24:52 AM230°Southwest65.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 17 at 2:04:14 AM242°West-southwest57.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 17 at 2:43:30 AM250°West-southwest49.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 17 at 3:47:46 AM258°West-southwest34.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 4:46:11 AM262°West21.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Bangkok (ICT – Indochina Time).

Eclipses visible in Bangkok

Eclipse Visibility from BangkokVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1971Aug 6 / Aug 7LunarTotal
1972Jan 30LunarPartial
1973Jan 19LunarPenumbral
1973Jun 16LunarPenumbral
1973Jul 15LunarPenumbral
1974Jun 5LunarPartial
1974Nov 29 / Nov 30LunarTotal
1975Nov 19LunarTotal
1976Apr 29SolarPartial
1976May 14LunarPartial
1976Nov 7LunarPenumbral
1978Mar 24 / Mar 25LunarTotal
1978Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarTotal
1979Mar 14LunarPartial
1979Sep 6LunarPartial
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