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Flag for Australia May 14, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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Saturday, May 14, 1938 at 6:13 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Adelaide: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, May 14, 1938 at 3:16 PM

Maximum: Sat, May 14, 1938 at 6:13 PM

Ended: Sat, May 14, 1938 at 9:11 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 55 minutes

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May 14, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Adelaide

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Adelaide. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
5:16 PM May 146:13 PM May 148:00 PM May 14
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Local times for eclipse in Adelaide on Saturday, May 14, 1938

EventTime in AdelaideDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 14 at 3:16 PM132°Southeast20.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 14 at 4:27 PM120°East-southeast9.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 14 at 5:16 PM113°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 14 at 5:48 PM109°East-southeast5.7°
Total 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°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 14 at 6:38 PM102°East-southeast15.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 14 at 8:00 PM92°East31.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 14 at 9:11 PM81°East45.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Adelaide (ACST – Australian Central Standard Time).

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.

Eclipses visible in Adelaide

Eclipse Visibility from AdelaideVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Oct 8LunarPartial
Partial
1930Oct 22SolarPartial
Total
1931Apr 3LunarTotal
Total
1931Sep 27LunarTotal
Total
1932Mar 7SolarPartial
Annular
1932Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPartial
Partial
1932Sep 15LunarPartial
Partial
1933Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1933Aug 21SolarPartial
Annular
1934Jan 30 / Jan 31LunarPartial
Partial
1934Jul 26 / Jul 27LunarPartial
Partial
1935Jan 19 / Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
1936Jan 9LunarTotal
Total
1936Jul 5LunarPartial
Partial
1936Dec 14SolarPartial
Annular
1937May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1937Nov 18LunarPenumbral
Partial
1938May 14LunarTotal
Total
1939May 3 / May 4LunarTotal
Total
1939Oct 13SolarPartial
Total
1939Oct 28LunarPenumbral
Partial
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