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Flag for Argentina May 14, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Saturday, May 14, 1938 at 4:43 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Buenos Aires: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, May 14, 1938 at 1:46 AM

Maximum: Sat, May 14, 1938 at 4:43 AM

Ended: Sat, May 14, 1938 at 7:41 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 55 minutes


May 14, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Buenos Aires

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Buenos Aires. 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
2:57 AM May 144:43 AM May 146:30 AM May 14
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Local times for eclipse in Buenos Aires on Saturday, May 14, 1938

EventTime in Buenos AiresDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 14 at 1:46:10 AM293°West-northwest58.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 14 at 2:57:03 AM278°West44.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 14 at 4:18:55 AM266°West28.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 14 at 4:43:38 AM263°West23.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 14 at 5:08:15 AM260°West18.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 14 at 6:30:06 AM249°West-southwest2.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetMay 14 at 6:46:49 AM247°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 14 at 7:41:05 AM239°West-southwest10.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Buenos Aires (ART – Argentina Time).

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.

Eclipses visible in Buenos Aires

Eclipse Visibility from Buenos AiresVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarPartial
1931Oct 11SolarPartial
1932Sep 14LunarPartial
1933Feb 24SolarPartial
1933Mar 11 / Mar 12LunarPenumbral
1933Sep 3 / Sep 4LunarPenumbral
1934Jul 26LunarPenumbral
1935Jul 15 / Jul 16LunarTotal
1935Dec 25SolarPartial
1936Dec 27 / Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1937May 25LunarPenumbral
1937Nov 18LunarPartial
1938May 14LunarTotal
1938May 29SolarPartial
1938Nov 7LunarTotal
1939Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarPartial
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