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Eclipse visible in Istanbul – Sep 16 - Sep 17, 1997 Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Istanbul.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the Sep 16, 1997 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Istanbul on Tuesday, September 16, 1997

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in IstanbulDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 7:14 PM96°East1.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 8:13 PM106°East-southeast11.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 16 at 9:18 PM117°East-southeast22.8° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 16 at 9:47 PM123°East-southeast27.5° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 16 at 10:16 PM129°Southeast31.9° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 16 at 11:21 PM146°Southeast40.1° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 17 at 12:20 AM164°South-southeast44.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Times are local for Istanbul (EEST - Eastern European Summer Time).

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Istanbul
Looks like in
Istanbul
Path of the eclipse
Jun 15, 1992LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Nov 29, 1993LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 25, 1994LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 18, 1994LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8, 1995LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Mar 24, 1997LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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