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Flag for Turkey September 16, 1997 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Ankara, Turkey

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Tuesday, September 16, 1997 at 9:46 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Ankara: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Sep 16, 1997 at 7:12 PM

Maximum: Tue, Sep 16, 1997 at 9:46 PM

Ended: Wed, Sep 17, 1997 at 12:20 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 8 minutes


September 16, 1997 – September 17, 1997 — 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
8:08 PM Sep 169:46 PM Sep 1611:24 PM Sep 16
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Local times for eclipse in Ankara on Tuesday, September 16, 1997

EventTime in AnkaraDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 7:12:31 PM98°East3.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 8:08:25 PM107°East-southeast13.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 9:15:54 PM119°East-southeast25.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 16 at 9:46:38 PM125°Southeast30.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 16 at 10:17:23 PM132°Southeast34.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 16 at 11:24:52 PM151°South-southeast42.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 12:20:47 AM169°South46.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Ankara (EEST – Eastern European Summer Time).

Eclipses and Transits 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 6MercuryTransit
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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