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Flag for Belgium October 28, 1939 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Brussels, Belgium

Max view in Brussels
Saturday, October 28, 1939 at 7:22 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Brussels: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Oct 28, 1939 at 4:43 AM

Maximum: Sat, Oct 28, 1939 at 7:22 AM

Ended: Sat, Oct 28, 1939 at 10:29 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 46 minutes


October 28, 1939 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Brussels

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Brussels. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered a large portion of the Moon, so this was still a nice sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:54 AM Oct 287:22 AM Oct 287:26 AM Oct 28
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Local times for eclipse in Brussels on Saturday, October 28, 1939

EventTime in BrusselsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 4:43:13 AM258°West-southwest23.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 5:54:40 AM272°West13.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in BrusselsOct 28 at 7:22:37 AM289°West-northwest0.5°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Brussels 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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetOct 28 at 7:26:55 AM289°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 28 at 7:36:17 AM291°West-northwest1.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 28 at 9:18:02 AM312°Northwest14.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 10:29:21 AM328°North-northwest21.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Brussels (WEST – Western European Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Brussels

Eclipse Visibility from BrusselsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 13LunarPenumbral
1930Oct 7LunarPartial
1931Apr 2LunarTotal
1931Sep 26LunarTotal
1932Sep 14 / Sep 15LunarPartial
1933Mar 12LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 5LunarPenumbral
1933Sep 4LunarPenumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
1935Jul 16LunarPartial
1936Jan 8LunarTotal
1936Jun 19SolarPartial
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1937Nov 18LunarPenumbral
1938Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
1939Apr 19SolarPartial
1939Oct 28LunarPartial
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