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Eclipse visible in Adelaide – May 14, 1938 Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Adelaide.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the May 14, 1938 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Adelaide on Saturday, May 14, 1938

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 AdelaideDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsMay 14 at 3:17 PM132°Southeast20.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsMay 14 at 4:28 PM120°East-southeast9.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 14 at 5:16 PM113°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 14 at 5:51 PM108°East-southeast6.1° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Maximum EclipseMay 14 at 6:13 PM105°East-southeast10.3° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 14 at 6:35 PM103°East-southeast14.6° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 14 at 7:58 PM92°East31.1° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 14 at 9:09 PM82°East45.2° 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 Adelaide.

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

Times are local for Adelaide (ACST - Australian Central Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Adelaide

Dates
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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Adelaide
Looks like in
Adelaide
Path of the eclipse
Aug 6, 1933LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 21, 1933SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 30 / Jan 31, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 26 / Jul 27, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 19 / Jan 20, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 9, 1936LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 1936LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 14, 1936SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 25, 1937LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 18, 1937LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3 / May 4, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 13, 1939SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 24, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 6, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 1, 1943SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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