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Flag for Algeria April 2, 1931 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Algiers, Algeria (Alger)

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Thursday, April 2, 1931 at 8:07 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Algiers: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Apr 2, 1931 at 5:28 PM

Maximum: Thu, Apr 2, 1931 at 8:07 PM

Ended: Thu, Apr 2, 1931 at 10:46 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


April 2, 1931 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Algiers

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Algiers. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
6:23 PM Apr 28:07 PM Apr 29:51 PM Apr 2
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Local times for eclipse in Algiers on Thursday, April 2, 1931

EventTime in AlgiersDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 5:28 PM90°East6.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 2 at 6:01 PM95°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 6:23 PM99°East3.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 7:22 PM108°East-southeast14.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 2 at 8:07 PM116°East-southeast22.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 2 at 8:52 PM125°Southeast29.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 2 at 9:51 PM139°Southeast38.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 2 at 10:46 PM155°South-southeast44.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Algiers (WET – Western European Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Algiers.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Algiers

Eclipse Visibility from AlgiersVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 13LunarPenumbral
1930Oct 7LunarPartial
1931Apr 2LunarTotal
1931Sep 26LunarTotal
1932Sep 14LunarPartial
1933Mar 12LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 5LunarPenumbral
1933Sep 4LunarPenumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
1935Jan 19LunarPartial
1935Jul 16LunarTotal
1936Jan 8LunarTotal
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1937Nov 18LunarPenumbral
1938Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
1939Oct 28LunarPartial
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