Home > Sun & Moon > Eclipses > New Delhi, Delhi, India

Flag for India November 8, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — New Delhi, Delhi, India

Max View in New Delhi
Tuesday, November 8, 1938 at 4:19 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


New Delhi: 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

Location

November 8, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — New Delhi

Live Eclipse Animation will start at:
Live Eclipse Animation has ended.
You are using an outdated browser, to view the animation please update or switch to a modern browser. Alternatively you can view the old animation by clicking here.

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

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.

More about the November 7, 1938 – November 8, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Add Eclipse to Calendar

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
Expand for more details on eclipse events and times

Local times for eclipse in New Delhi on Tuesday, November 8, 1938

EventTime in New DelhiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 1:33:50 AM237°West-southwest69.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 2:34:34 AM255°West-southwest57.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 3:38:57 AM265°West43.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseNov 8 at 4:19:36 AM270°West34.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsNov 8 at 5:00:21 AM275°West26.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 8 at 6:04:45 AM282°West-northwest12.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 8 at 7:05:21 AM288°West-northwest0.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for New Delhi (HMT – (null)).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in New Delhi

Eclipse Visibility From New DelhiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1930Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarPartial
Partial
1931Apr 2 / Apr 3LunarTotal
Total
1931Sep 26 / Sep 27LunarTotal
Total
1932Mar 22LunarPartial
Partial
1932Sep 15LunarPartial
Partial
1933Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1933Mar 12LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1933Aug 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1933Aug 21SolarPartial
Annular
1934Jan 30 / Jan 31LunarPartial
Partial
1935Jan 19 / Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
1936Jan 8 / Jan 9LunarTotal
Total
1936Jun 19SolarPartial
Total
1936Jul 4 / Jul 5LunarPartial
Partial
1937May 11MercuryPartial Transit
Partial Transit
1938Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
1939May 3LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in New Delhi, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All Eclipses Worldwide, From 1900 to 2100