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Flag for Canada May 14, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Baker Lake, Nunavut, Canada

Max view in Baker Lake
Saturday, May 14, 1938 at 8:43 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Baker Lake: 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


May 14, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Baker Lake

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Baker Lake. 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 partialMaxMoonset
6:57 AM May 148:43 AM May 149:14 AM May 14
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Local times for eclipse in Baker Lake on Saturday, May 14, 1938

EventTime in Baker LakeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 14 at 5:46:10 AM173°South6.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 14 at 6:57:03 AM190°South5.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 14 at 8:18:55 AM208°South-southwest3.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.
Maximum EclipseMay 14 at 8:43:38 AM214°South-southwest1.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Total Eclipse endsMay 14 at 9:08:15 AM219°Southwest0.4°
Total 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 Southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetMay 14 at 9:14:37 AM221°Southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 14 at 10:30:06 AM237°West-southwest6.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 14 at 11:41:05 AM252°West-southwest13.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Baker Lake (zzz – (null)).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Baker Lake

Eclipse Visibility from Baker LakeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 13LunarPartial
1930Apr 28SolarPartial
1932Mar 22LunarPartial
1932Aug 31SolarPartial
1933Feb 10LunarPenumbral
1933Mar 12LunarPenumbral
1933Sep 4LunarPenumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPenumbral
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
1935Feb 3SolarPartial
1935Jul 16LunarTotal
1936Jan 8LunarPenumbral
1936Jun 19SolarPartial
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1937May 25LunarPenumbral
1937Nov 18LunarPartial
1938May 14LunarTotal
1938Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
1939Apr 19SolarPartial
1939Oct 28LunarPartial
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