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Flag for India November 8, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mumbai, Maharashtra, India (Bombay)

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Tuesday, November 8, 1938 at 4:19 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Mumbai: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Nov 8, 1938 at 1:33 AM

Maximum: Tue, Nov 8, 1938 at 4:19 AM

Ended: Tue, Nov 8, 1938 at 7:05 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 32 minutes


November 8, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mumbai

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Mumbai. 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
2:34 AM Nov 84:19 AM Nov 86:04 AM Nov 8
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Local times for eclipse in Mumbai on Tuesday, November 8, 1938

EventTime in MumbaiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 1:33:50 AM260°West76.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 2:34:34 AM269°West62.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 3:38:57 AM274°West47.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseNov 8 at 4:19:36 AM276°West38.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsNov 8 at 5:00:21 AM279°West29.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 8 at 6:04:45 AM283°West-northwest14.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 8 at 7:05:21 AM287°West-northwest1.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Mumbai (HMT – (null)).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Mumbai

Eclipse Visibility from MumbaiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarPartial
1931Apr 2 / Apr 3LunarTotal
1931Sep 26 / Sep 27LunarTotal
1932Mar 22LunarPartial
1932Sep 15LunarPartial
1933Feb 10LunarPenumbral
1933Mar 12LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 6LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 21SolarPartial
1934Jan 30 / Jan 31LunarPartial
1935Jan 19 / Jan 20LunarTotal
1936Jan 8 / Jan 9LunarTotal
1936Jul 4 / Jul 5LunarPartial
1938Nov 8LunarTotal
1939May 3LunarTotal
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