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Flag for Turkey April 4, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Ankara, Turkey

Max view in Ankara
Thursday, April 4, 1996 at 3:09 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Ankara: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Apr 4, 1996 at 12:17 AM

Maximum: Thu, Apr 4, 1996 at 3:09 AM

Ended: Thu, Apr 4, 1996 at 6:02 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 45 minutes


April 4, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Ankara

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Ankara. 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
1:21 AM Apr 43:09 AM Apr 44:58 AM Apr 4
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Local times for eclipse in Ankara on Thursday, April 4, 1996

EventTime in AnkaraDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 12:17:19 AM170°South43.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 1:21:13 AM192°South-southwest43.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 4 at 2:26:54 AM212°South-southwest38.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 4 at 3:09:43 AM223°Southwest33.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 4 at 3:52:38 AM233°Southwest27.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 4 at 4:58:21 AM246°West-southwest16.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 4 at 6:02:05 AM256°West-southwest5.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Times are local for Ankara (EEST – Eastern European Summer Time).

Eclipses visible in Ankara

Eclipse Visibility from AnkaraVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1990Feb 9 / Feb 10LunarTotal
1991Jan 30LunarPenumbral
1991Jun 27LunarPenumbral
1991Jul 26LunarPenumbral
1992Dec 9 / Dec 10LunarTotal
1993Nov 29LunarPartial
1994May 25LunarPenumbral
1995Oct 8LunarPenumbral
1996Apr 4LunarTotal
1996Sep 27LunarTotal
1996Oct 12SolarPartial
1997Mar 24LunarPartial
1997Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarTotal
1998Mar 13LunarPenumbral
1998Aug 8LunarPenumbral
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
1999Aug 11SolarPartial
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