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Flag for Canada November 7, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Aklavik, Northwest Territories, Canada

Max view in Aklavik
Monday, November 7, 1938 at 11:48 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Aklavik: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Nov 7, 1938 at 7:40 PM

Maximum: Mon, Nov 7, 1938 at 11:48 PM

Ended: Tue, Nov 8, 1938 at 1:12 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 32 minutes


November 7, 1938 – November 8, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Aklavik

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Aklavik, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
11:38 PM Nov 711:48 PM Nov 712:11 AM Nov 8
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Local times for eclipse in Aklavik on Monday, November 7, 1938

EventTime in AklavikDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 7:40 PM346°North-northwest5.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 8:41 PMNorth6.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 9:45 PM15°North-northeast5.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseNov 7 at 10:26 PM25°North-northeast2.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsNov 7 at 11:07 PM34°Northeast1.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseNov 7 at 11:38 PM41°Northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in AklavikNov 7 at 11:48 PM43°Northeast0.5°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Aklavik 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 Northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 8 at 12:11 AM48°Northeast1.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 8 at 1:12 AM61°East-northeast6.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
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
1930Apr 28SolarPartial
1932Mar 22LunarPartial
1932Aug 31SolarPartial
1933Mar 12LunarPenumbral
1933Sep 4LunarPenumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
1934Feb 14SolarPartial
1934Jul 26LunarPenumbral
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
1936Jan 8LunarTotal
1936Jun 19SolarPartial
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1937May 25LunarPenumbral
1937Nov 18LunarPartial
1938May 14LunarTotal
1938Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarPartial
1939Apr 19SolarAnnular
1939Oct 28LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Aklavik, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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