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Flag for Eritrea January 8, 1936 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Asmara, Eritrea (Asmera)

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Wednesday, January 8, 1936 at 8:44 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Asmara: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Jan 8, 1936 at 5:53 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 8, 1936 at 8:44 PM

Ended: Wed, Jan 8, 1936 at 11:36 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 42 minutes


January 8, 1936 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Asmara

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Asmara. 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
7:03 PM Jan 88:44 PM Jan 810:26 PM Jan 8
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Local times for eclipse in Asmara on Wednesday, January 8, 1936

EventTime in AsmaraDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 8 at 5:53:52 PM68°East-northeast3.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 8 at 7:03:36 PM72°East-northeast18.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 8 at 8:34:29 PM74°East-northeast39.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 8 at 8:44:50 PM74°East-northeast41.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJan 8 at 8:55:15 PM74°East-northeast43.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 8 at 10:26:07 PM71°East-northeast64.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 8 at 11:36:00 PM52°Northeast79.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Asmara (ADMT – (null)).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Asmara

Eclipse Visibility From AsmaraVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1930Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarPartial
1931Apr 2 / Apr 3LunarTotal
1931Sep 26 / Sep 27LunarTotal
1932Sep 14 / Sep 15LunarPartial
1933Feb 24SolarPartial
1933Mar 12LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 5LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 21SolarPartial
1933Sep 4LunarPenumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
1934Aug 10SolarPartial
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
1935Jul 16LunarPenumbral
1936Jan 8LunarTotal
1936Jun 19SolarPartial
1936Jul 4LunarPartial
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1937May 11MercuryPartial Transit
Partial Transit
1938Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
1939May 3LunarPartial
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