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Eclipse visible in Buenos Aires – April 2, 1931 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Buenos Aires, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse.

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the April 2, 1931 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Buenos Aires on Thursday, April 2, 1931

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in Buenos AiresDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 1:29 PM144°Southeast45.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 2:27 PM129°Southeast37.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 3:23 PM118°East-southeast28.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 2 at 4:07 PM110°East-southeast20.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 2 at 4:51 PM104°East-southeast11.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 2 at 5:48 PM96°East0.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 2 at 5:48 PM96°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Buenos AiresApr 2 at 5:51 PM96°East0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Buenos Aires would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 2 at 6:45 PM88°East10.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Buenos Aires (ART - Argentina Time).

Other eclipses visible in Buenos Aires

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in Buenos AiresLooks like in Buenos AiresPath of the eclipse
Jan 28, 1926LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 1926LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 24 / Jul 25, 1926LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 19, 1926LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 3, 1927SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 15, 1927LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 3, 1928LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 27, 1928LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 23, 1929LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 16, 1929LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 12 / Apr 13, 1930LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 2, 1931LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 26, 1931LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 11, 1931SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 14, 1932LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 24, 1933SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 11 / Mar 12, 1933LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 3 / Sep 4, 1933LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 26, 1934LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 15 / Jul 16, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 25, 1935SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 27 / Dec 28, 1936LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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