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Eclipse visible in Moroni – May 3, 1939 Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Moroni.

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 Moroni 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 MoroniDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsMay 3 at 3:25 PM116°East-southeast32.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsMay 3 at 4:28 PM110°East-southeast19.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 3 at 5:41 PM106°East-southeast1.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 3 at 5:51 PM105°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 3 at 6:11 PM105°East-southeast4.1° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Total Eclipse endsMay 3 at 6:40 PM103°East-southeast10.8° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 3 at 7:53 PM101°East-southeast27.6° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 3 at 8:56 PM100°East42.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Moroni (EAT - East Africa Time).

Other eclipses visible in Moroni

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Moroni
Looks like in
Moroni
Path of the eclipse
Jan 30, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 10, 1934SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 19, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 1935LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 8, 1936LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4, 1936LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 28, 1936LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 7 / Nov 8, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 1, 1940SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 15 / Aug 16, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 20, 1944SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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