September 1997 lunar eclipse

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The moon passes west to east (right to left) across the Earth's umbral shadow, shown in hourly intervals.

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

Visibility[edit]

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

Lunar eclipse from moon-1997Sep16.png

Related eclipses[edit]

Lunar year series[edit]

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
Lunar eclipse from moon-1995Apr15.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1995Apr15.png
117 1995 Oct 08
Lunar eclipse from moon-1995Oct08.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-1995Oct08.png
122 1996 Apr 04
Lunar eclipse from moon-1996Apr04.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1996Apr04.png
127 1996 Sep 27
Lunar eclipse from moon-1996Sep27.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1996Sep27.png
132
March 1997 partial lunar eclipse 445UT-dale ireland.png
1997 Mar 24
Lunar eclipse from moon-1997Mar24.png
Partial
Lunar eclipse chart close-1997Mar24.png
137 1997 Sep 16
Lunar eclipse from moon-1997Sep16.png
Total
Lunar eclipse chart close-1997Sep16.png
142 1998 Mar 13
Lunar eclipse from moon-1998Mar13.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-1998Mar13.png
147 1998 Sep 06
Lunar eclipse from moon-1998Sep06.png
Penumbral
Lunar eclipse chart close-1998Sep06.png
Last set 1994 May 25 Last set 1994 Nov 18
Next set 1999 Jan 31 Next set 1998 Aug 08

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