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Flag for Eritrea November 7, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Asmara, Eritrea (Asmera)

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Tuesday, November 8, 1938 at 1:26 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Asmara: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Nov 7, 1938 at 10:40 PM

Maximum: Tue, Nov 8, 1938 at 1:26 AM

Ended: Tue, Nov 8, 1938 at 4:12 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 32 minutes


November 7, 1938 – November 8, 1938 — 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
11:41 PM Nov 71:26 AM Nov 83:11 AM Nov 8
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Local times for eclipse in Asmara on Tuesday, November 8, 1938

EventTime in AsmaraDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 10:40:30 PM85°East70.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 11:41:14 PM79°East-northeast84.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 12:45:37 AM278°West80.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseNov 8 at 1:26:16 AM276°West70.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsNov 8 at 2:07:01 AM277°West61.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 8 at 3:11:25 AM278°West46.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 8 at 4:12:01 AM280°West32.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Asmara (EAT – Eastern Africa Time).

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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