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Flag for Germany April 2, 1931 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Max view in Berlin
Thursday, April 2, 1931 at 9:07 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Berlin: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Apr 2, 1931 at 6:28 PM

Maximum: Thu, Apr 2, 1931 at 9:07 PM

Ended: Thu, Apr 2, 1931 at 11:46 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


April 2, 1931 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Berlin

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Berlin. 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
7:23 PM Apr 29:07 PM Apr 210:51 PM Apr 2
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Local times for eclipse in Berlin on Thursday, April 2, 1931

EventTime in BerlinDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 6:28:33 PM97°East0.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
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 beginsApr 2 at 7:23:35 PM108°East-southeast7.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 8:22:43 PM120°East-southeast14.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 2 at 9:07:31 PM130°Southeast20.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 2 at 9:52:18 PM141°Southeast24.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 2 at 10:51:25 PM156°South-southeast28.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 2 at 11:46:31 PM171°South30.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Berlin (CET – Central European Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Berlin

Eclipse Visibility from BerlinVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 13LunarPenumbral
1930Oct 7LunarPartial
1931Apr 2LunarTotal
1931Sep 26LunarTotal
1932Sep 14 / Sep 15LunarPartial
1933Mar 12LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 5LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 21SolarPartial
1933Sep 4LunarPenumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
1935Jul 16LunarPenumbral
1936Jan 8LunarTotal
1936Jun 19SolarPartial
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1937Nov 18LunarPenumbral
1938Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
1939Apr 19SolarPartial
1939Oct 28LunarPartial
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