|Eclipses with Saturn
are when a planet gets in between the earth and another object. The light of the other
object, usually either the sun or the moon, is blocked by the planet. In a lunar eclipse,
the moon is being blocked by another planet. In a solar eclipse, the sun is being blocked.
A special kind of eclipse, a penumbral eclipse, is......
Some of the more recent lunar eclipses involving the planet Saturn:
- 7-17-81 Partial Lunar Eclipse
A partial lunar eclipse is when the moon is partially blocked by Saturn.
- 7-6-82 Total Lunar Eclipse
A total lunar eclipse is when the moon is completely blocked by Saturn. This was observed
on this date.
- 11-18-94 Penumbral Eclipse
A penumbral eclipse occurred.
- 9-27-96 Total Eclipse
The total eclipse occurred at about 8pm PST.
- 3-24-97 Partial Eclipse
The moon was at a mid-eclipse at about 8:40pm PST and at about 9:00pm PST. This was
observed on the same day that the Hale-Bopp comet was in the western sky.