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September 1997 lunar eclipse

Total Lunar Eclipse
September 16, 1997

The moon passes west to east (right to left) across the Earth's umbral shadow, shown in hourly intervals.
Series 137 (27 of 81)
Duration (hr:mn:sc)
Totality
Partial
Penumbral
Contacts
P1 UTC
U1
U2
Greatest
U3
U4
P4

A total lunar eclipse took place on September 16, 1997, the second of two lunar eclipses in 1997.

Contents

  • Visibility 1
  • Related eclipses 2
    • Lunar year series 2.1
  • See also 3
  • External links 4

Visibility

It was visible from all of Africa, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Related eclipses

Lunar year series

This is the third of four lunar year eclipses at the ascending node of the moon's orbit.
Lunar eclipse series sets from 1995-1998
Ascending node   Descending node
Saros
Photo
Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
Saros
Photo
Date
Viewing
Type
Chart
112 1995 Apr 15
Partial
117 1995 Oct 08
Penumbral
122
1996 Apr 04
Total
127
1996 Sep 27
Total
132
1997 Mar 24
Partial
137 1997 Sep 16
Total
142 1998 Mar 13
Penumbral
147 1998 Sep 06
Penumbral
Last set 1994 May 25 Last set 1994 Nov 18
Next set 1999 Jan 31 Next set 1998 Aug 08

See also

External links

  • Prof. Druckmüller's eclipse photography site. Czech Republic
  • Saros cycle 137
  • 1997 Sep 16 chart Eclipse Predictions by Fred Espenak, NASA/GSFC
  • The EAAE Lunar Eclipse Project September 16, 1997
  • Total Lunar Eclipses seen from Cape Town Total lunar eclipse, September 16, 1997.
  • Total Lunar Eclipse September 16, 1997, Western Australia


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