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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 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
1938Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
1939May 3LunarPartial
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