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Flag for Canada May 14, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Aklavik, Northwest Territories, Canada

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Saturday, May 14, 1938 at 8:43 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Aklavik: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, May 14, 1938 at 5:46 AM

Maximum: Sat, May 14, 1938 at 8:43 AM

Ended: Sat, May 14, 1938 at 11:41 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 55 minutes

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May 14, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Aklavik

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Aklavik. 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

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
6:57 AM May 148:43 AM May 1410:30 AM May 14
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Local times for eclipse in Aklavik on Saturday, May 14, 1938

EventTime in AklavikDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 14 at 5:46 AM137°Southeast2.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 14 at 6:51 AM151°South-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 14 at 6:57 AM153°South-southeast0.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
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 South-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 14 at 8:18 AM171°South2.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South.
Maximum EclipseMay 14 at 8:43 AM177°South2.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South.
Total Eclipse endsMay 14 at 9:08 AM183°South2.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 14 at 10:30 AM201°South-southwest0.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
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 South-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetMay 14 at 10:53 AM207°South-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 14 at 11:41 AM217°Southwest1.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Aklavik ( – (null)).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Aklavik

Eclipse Visibility from AklavikVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 13LunarPartial
Partial
1930Apr 28SolarPartial
Total
1932Mar 22LunarPartial
Partial
1932Aug 31SolarPartial
Total
1933Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1933Mar 12LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1933Sep 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
Partial
1934Feb 14SolarPartial
Total
1934Jul 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
Total
1936Jan 8LunarTotal
Total
1936Jun 19SolarPartial
Total
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1937Nov 18LunarPartial
Partial
1938May 14LunarTotal
Total
1938Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarPartial
Total
1939Apr 19SolarAnnular
Annular
1939Oct 28LunarPartial
Partial
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