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Flag for Iraq April 2, 1931 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Baghdad, Iraq (Bagdad)

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Thursday, April 2, 1931 at 11:07 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Baghdad: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Apr 2, 1931 at 8:28 PM

Maximum: Thu, Apr 2, 1931 at 11:07 PM

Ended: Fri, Apr 3, 1931 at 1:46 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


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

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Baghdad. 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
9:23 PM Apr 211:07 PM Apr 212:51 AM Apr 3
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Local times for eclipse in Baghdad on Thursday, April 2, 1931

EventTime in BaghdadDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 8:28:33 PM116°East-southeast26.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 9:23:35 PM127°Southeast36.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 10:22:43 PM142°Southeast44.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 2 at 11:07:31 PM157°South-southeast48.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 2 at 11:52:18 PM174°South51.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 3 at 12:51:25 AM196°South-southwest49.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 3 at 1:46:31 AM215°Southwest44.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Baghdad (AST – Arabia Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Baghdad

Eclipse Visibility From BaghdadVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1930Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarPartial
1931Apr 2 / Apr 3LunarTotal
1931Sep 26 / Sep 27LunarTotal
1932Sep 14 / Sep 15LunarPartial
1933Feb 24SolarPartial
1933Mar 12LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 5LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 21SolarAnnular
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
1936Jan 8 / Jan 9LunarTotal
1936Jun 19SolarPartial
1936Jul 4LunarPartial
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1938Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
1939May 3LunarPartial
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