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Eclipse visible in Cayenne – April 2, 1931 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Cayenne, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.

More about the April 2, 1931 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Cayenne on Thursday, April 2, 1931

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 CayenneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 1:29 PM89°East60.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 2:27 PM91°East46.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 3:23 PM92°East33.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 2 at 4:07 PM93°East22.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 2 at 4:51 PM94°East12.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 2 at 5:39 PM95°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in CayenneApr 2 at 5:41 PM95°East0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Cayenne would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 2 at 5:48 PM95°East1.8° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 2 at 6:45 PM97°East15.2° 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 Cayenne.

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

Times are local for Cayenne (GFT - French Guiana Time).

Other eclipses visible in Cayenne

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in CayenneLooks like in CayennePath of the eclipse
Jan 28, 1926LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 1926LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 24 / Jul 25, 1926LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 19, 1926LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 15, 1927LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 3, 1928LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 27, 1928LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 16, 1929LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 12 / Apr 13, 1930LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 7, 1930LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 2, 1931LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 26, 1931LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 31, 1932SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 14, 1932LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 11 / Mar 12, 1933LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 3 / Sep 4, 1933LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 15 / Jul 16, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 27 / Dec 28, 1936LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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