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Flag for India April 2, 1931 — Total Lunar Eclipse — New Delhi, Delhi, India

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Friday, April 3, 1931 at 2:01 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

New Delhi: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Apr 2, 1931 at 11:21 PM

Maximum: Fri, Apr 3, 1931 at 2:01 AM

Ended: Fri, Apr 3, 1931 at 4:39 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


April 2, 1931 – April 3, 1931 — Total Lunar Eclipse — New Delhi

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in New Delhi. 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
12:16 AM Apr 32:01 AM Apr 33:44 AM Apr 3
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Local times for eclipse in New Delhi on Friday, April 3, 1931

EventTime in New DelhiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 11:21 PM146°Southeast51.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 3 at 12:16 AM167°South-southeast56.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 3 at 1:16 AM193°South-southwest55.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 3 at 2:00 AM211°South-southwest51.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 3 at 2:45 AM224°Southwest45.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 3 at 3:44 AM238°West-southwest35.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 3 at 4:39 AM247°West-southwest25.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for New Delhi ( – (null)).

Eclipses visible in New Delhi

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