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Eclipse visible in Brussels – October 28, 1939 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Brussels. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the October 28, 1939 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Brussels on Saturday, October 28, 1939

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 BrusselsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 4:44 AM259°West23.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 5:56 AM273°West12.9° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in BrusselsOct 28 at 7:22 AM289°West-northwest0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe 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 AM289°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 28 at 7:36 AM291°West-northwest1.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsOct 28 at 9:17 AM311°Northwest14.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 10:28 AM328°North-northwest21.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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.

Times are local for Brussels (WEST - Western European Summer Time).

Other eclipses visible in Brussels

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in BrusselsLooks like in BrusselsPath of the eclipse
Jan 30, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 19, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 1935LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 8, 1936LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 19, 1936SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 28, 1936LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 18, 1937LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 7 / Nov 8, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 19, 1939SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 2 / Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 10, 1942SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 15, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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