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Flag for Canada May 13, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

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Saturday, May 14, 1938 at 1:43 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Yellowknife: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, May 13, 1938 at 10:46 PM

Maximum: Sat, May 14, 1938 at 1:43 AM

Ended: Sat, May 14, 1938 at 4:41 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 55 minutes


May 13, 1938 – May 14, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Yellowknife

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Yellowknife. 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
11:57 PM May 131:43 AM May 143:30 AM May 14
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Local times for eclipse in Yellowknife on Saturday, May 14, 1938

EventTime in YellowknifeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 13 at 10:46:10 PM156°South-southeast5.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 13 at 11:57:03 PM172°South7.8°
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 1:18:55 AM191°South7.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South.
Maximum EclipseMay 14 at 1:43:38 AM197°South-southwest6.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.
Total Eclipse endsMay 14 at 2:08:15 AM202°South-southwest5.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 14 at 3:30:06 AM220°Southwest1.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetMay 14 at 3:47:41 AM224°Southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 14 at 4:41:05 AM236°Southwest5.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Yellowknife (MST – Mountain Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Yellowknife

Eclipse Visibility from YellowknifeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 13LunarPartial
1930Apr 28SolarPartial
1932Mar 22LunarPartial
1932Aug 31SolarPartial
1933Feb 10LunarPenumbral
1933Mar 12LunarPenumbral
1933Sep 4LunarPenumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
1934Jul 26LunarPenumbral
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
1935Feb 3SolarPartial
1935Jul 15 / Jul 16LunarTotal
1936Jan 8LunarPartial
1936Jun 18SolarPartial
1936Dec 27LunarPenumbral
1937May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
1937Nov 17 / Nov 18LunarPartial
1938May 13 / May 14LunarTotal
1938Nov 7LunarPartial
1939Apr 19SolarPartial
1939Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarPartial
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