April 1996 lunar eclipse

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Total Lunar Eclipse
April 4, 1996
Lunar eclipse April 4 1996 Hamois Belgium.jpg
Hamois, Belgium
Lunar eclipse chart close-1996Apr04.png
The moon's path through the center of the Earth's shadow.
Series (and member) 122 (55 of 75)
Duration (hr:mn:sc)
Totality 1:25:45
Partial 3:37:08
Penumbral 5:44:43
Contacts
P1 21:17:22 UTC
U1 22:21:13 UTC
U2 23:26:54 UTC
Greatest 0:09:46 UTC
U3 0:52:39 UTC
U4 1:58:21 UTC
P4 3:02:04 UTC

A total lunar eclipse took place on April 4, 1996. The moon passed through the center of the Earth's shadow.

This is the 55th member of Lunar Saros 122. The previous event is the March 1978 lunar eclipse. The next event is the April 2014 lunar eclipse.

Visibility[edit]

It could be seen completely over Africa, and Europe, seen rising over North and South America, and setting over Western Asia.

Lunar eclipse from moon-1996Apr04.png

Gallery[edit]

Eclipse lune.jpg
Hamois, Belgium

Related eclipses[edit]

Lunar year series[edit]

This is the second of four lunar year eclipses at the descending 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
Lunar eclipse April 4 1996 Hamois Belgium.jpg
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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