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Eclipse visible in Bujumbura – May 3, 1939 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Bujumbura, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

More about the May 3, 1939 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Bujumbura on Wednesday, May 3, 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 BujumburaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 3 at 2:25 PM117°East-southeast48.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 3 at 3:28 PM111°East-southeast35.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 3 at 4:41 PM107°East-southeast18.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 3 at 5:11 PM106°East-southeast11.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 3 at 5:40 PM106°East-southeast3.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 3 at 5:59 PM105°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in BujumburaMay 3 at 6:01 PM105°East-southeast0.4° 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 Bujumbura 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 East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 3 at 6:53 PM105°East-southeast12.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 3 at 7:56 PM106°East-southeast26.9° 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 Bujumbura.

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

Times are local for Bujumbura (CAT - Central Africa Time).

Other eclipses visible in Bujumbura

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in BujumburaLooks like in BujumburaPath of the eclipse
Jan 30, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 10, 1934SolarAnnularPartialEclipse 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
Jul 4, 1936LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 28, 1936LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 7 / Nov 8, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 1, 1940SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 2 / Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse 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
Jul 20, 1944SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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