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Flag for Greece April 2, 1931 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Athens, Greece

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Thursday, April 2, 1931 at 10:07 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Athens: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Apr 2, 1931 at 7:28 PM

Maximum: Thu, Apr 2, 1931 at 10:07 PM

Ended: Fri, Apr 3, 1931 at 12:46 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


April 2, 1931 – April 3, 1931 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Athens

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Athens. 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
8:23 PM Apr 210:07 PM Apr 211:51 PM Apr 2
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Local times for eclipse in Athens on Thursday, April 2, 1931

EventTime in AthensDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 7:28:33 PM103°East-southeast9.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 8:23:35 PM112°East-southeast19.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 9:22:43 PM124°Southeast28.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 2 at 10:07:31 PM134°Southeast35.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 2 at 10:52:18 PM146°South-southeast40.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 2 at 11:51:25 PM165°South-southeast45.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 3 at 12:46:31 AM184°South45.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Athens (EET – Eastern European Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Athens

Eclipse Visibility From AthensVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1930Apr 13LunarPenumbral
1930Oct 7LunarPartial
1931Apr 2 / Apr 3LunarTotal
1931Sep 26 / Sep 27LunarTotal
1932Sep 14 / Sep 15LunarPartial
1933Feb 24SolarPartial
1933Mar 12LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 5LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 21SolarPartial
1933Sep 4LunarPenumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
1935Jul 16LunarPenumbral
1936Jan 8LunarTotal
1936Jun 19SolarTotal
1936Jul 4LunarPartial
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1938Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
1939Oct 28LunarPenumbral
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