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Eclipse visible in Beijing – May 3, 1939 – May 4, 1939 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Beijing.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the May 3, 1939 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Beijing on Wednesday, May 3, 1939

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in BeijingDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 3 at 8:25 PM125°Southeast14.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 3 at 9:28 PM138°Southeast23.0° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 3 at 10:41 PM155°South-southeast30.4° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 3 at 11:11 PM163°South-southeast32.4° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 3 at 11:40 PM171°South33.6° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 4 at 12:53 AM191°South-southwest33.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 4 at 1:56 AM208°South-southwest29.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

Times are local for Beijing (CST - China Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Beijing

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in BeijingLooks like in BeijingPath of the eclipse
Jan 30 / Jan 31, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 14, 1934SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 26, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 19 / Jan 20, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 8 / Jan 9, 1936LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 19, 1936SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4 / Jul 5, 1936LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 18, 1937LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 14, 1938LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3 / May 4, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 24, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 6, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 21, 1941SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 20, 1944SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29 / Dec 30, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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