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Flag for Egypt April 2, 1931 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cairo, Egypt (Al Qâhirah)

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Thursday, April 2, 1931 at 10:07 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Cairo: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Apr 2, 1931 at 7:28 PM

Maximum: Thu, Apr 2, 1931 at 10:07 PM

Ended: Fri, Apr 3, 1931 at 12:46 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


April 2, 1931 – April 3, 1931 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cairo

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Cairo. 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
8:23 PM Apr 210:07 PM Apr 211:51 PM Apr 2
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Local times for eclipse in Cairo on Thursday, April 2, 1931

EventTime in CairoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 7:28:33 PM106°East-southeast17.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 8:23:35 PM114°East-southeast28.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 9:22:43 PM126°Southeast38.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 2 at 10:07:31 PM138°Southeast45.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 2 at 10:52:18 PM152°South-southeast50.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 2 at 11:51:25 PM175°South54.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 3 at 12:46:31 AM198°South-southwest52.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Cairo (EET – Eastern European Time).

Eclipses visible in Cairo

Eclipse Visibility from CairoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Oct 7LunarPartial
1931Apr 2 / Apr 3LunarTotal
1931Sep 26 / Sep 27LunarTotal
1932Sep 14 / Sep 15LunarPartial
1933Feb 24SolarPartial
1933Mar 12LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 5LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 21SolarPartial
1933Sep 4LunarPenumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
1935Jul 16LunarPenumbral
1936Jan 8LunarTotal
1936Jun 19SolarPartial
1936Jul 4LunarPartial
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1938Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
1939May 3LunarPartial
1939Oct 28LunarPenumbral
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