September 1997 lunar eclipse
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|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)|
A total lunar eclipse took place on September 16, 1997, the second of two lunar eclipses in 1997.
It was visible from all of Africa, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
Lunar year series
This is the third of four lunar year eclipses at the ascending node of the moon's orbit.
|Ascending node||Descending node|
|112||1995 Apr 15
||117||1995 Oct 08
||1996 Apr 04
||1996 Sep 27
||1997 Mar 24
||137||1997 Sep 16
|142||1998 Mar 13
||147||1998 Sep 06
|Last set||1994 May 25||Last set||1994 Nov 18|
|Next set||1999 Jan 31||Next set||1998 Aug 08|
- 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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