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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

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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 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 PM112°East-southeast19.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 9:22 PM124°Southeast29.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 2 at 10:07 PM134°Southeast35.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 2 at 10:52 PM146°South-southeast40.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 2 at 11:51 PM165°South-southeast45.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 3 at 12:46 AM184°South45.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Athens (EET – Eastern European Time).

Eclipses visible in Athens

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