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Flag for China November 18, 1937 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China

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Thursday, November 18, 1937 at 4:54 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Beijing: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Nov 18, 1937 at 2:11 PM

Maximum: Thu, Nov 18, 1937 at 4:54 PM

Ended: Thu, Nov 18, 1937 at 6:26 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 15 minutes


November 18, 1937 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Beijing

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Beijing. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
4:51 PM Nov 184:54 PM Nov 184:59 PM Nov 18
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Local times for eclipse in Beijing on Thursday, November 18, 1937

EventTime in BeijingDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 18 at 2:11:46 PM35°Northeast23.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 18 at 3:38:26 PM52°Northeast12.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseNov 18 at 4:19:03 PM59°East-northeast5.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseNov 18 at 4:51:27 PM64°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in BeijingNov 18 at 4:54:28 PM64°East-northeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Beijing 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-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 18 at 4:59:41 PM65°East-northeast1.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 18 at 6:26:19 PM77°East-northeast16.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Beijing (CST – China Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Beijing

Eclipse Visibility From BeijingVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1930Oct 8LunarPartial
1931Apr 3LunarTotal
1931Apr 18SolarPartial
1931Sep 27LunarTotal
1932Mar 22LunarPartial
1932Sep 15LunarPartial
1933Feb 10LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 6LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 21SolarPartial
1934Jan 30 / Jan 31LunarPartial
1934Feb 14SolarPartial
1934Jul 26LunarPartial
1935Jan 19 / Jan 20LunarTotal
1936Jan 8 / Jan 9LunarTotal
1936Jun 19SolarPartial
1936Jul 4 / Jul 5LunarPartial
1937Nov 18LunarPartial
1938Nov 8LunarTotal
1939May 3 / May 4LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Beijing, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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