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Flag for Australia May 14, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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Saturday, May 14, 1938 at 6:43 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Brisbane: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, May 14, 1938 at 3:46 PM

Maximum: Sat, May 14, 1938 at 6:43 PM

Ended: Sat, May 14, 1938 at 9:41 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 55 minutes

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May 14, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Brisbane

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Brisbane. 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
5:01 PM May 146:43 PM May 148:30 PM May 14
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Local times for eclipse in Brisbane on Saturday, May 14, 1938

EventTime in BrisbaneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 14 at 3:46 PM120°East-southeast15.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 14 at 4:57 PM111°East-southeast0.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 14 at 5:01 PM111°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 14 at 6:18 PM103°East-southeast15.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 14 at 6:43 PM101°East20.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 14 at 7:08 PM98°East26.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 14 at 8:30 PM90°East43.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 14 at 9:41 PM81°East59.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Brisbane (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Brisbane

Eclipse Visibility from BrisbaneVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 13LunarPenumbral
Partial
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 31LunarPartial
Partial
1934Feb 14SolarPartial
Total
1934Jul 26 / Jul 27LunarPartial
Partial
1935Jan 19 / Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
1935Jul 16LunarPenumbral
Total
1936Jan 9LunarTotal
Total
1936Jul 5LunarPartial
Partial
1936Dec 14SolarPartial
Annular
1937May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1937Nov 18LunarPartial
Partial
1938May 14LunarTotal
Total
1939May 3 / May 4LunarTotal
Total
1939Oct 13SolarPartial
Total
1939Oct 28LunarPartial
Partial
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