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Flag for Kazakhstan May 3, 1939 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Astana, Kazakhstan (Aqmola)

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Wednesday, May 3, 1939 at 9:11 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Astana: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, May 3, 1939 at 6:24 PM

Maximum: Wed, May 3, 1939 at 9:11 PM

Ended: Wed, May 3, 1939 at 11:58 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 34 minutes

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May 3, 1939 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Astana

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Astana. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
8:31 PM May 39:11 PM May 310:54 PM May 3
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Local times for eclipse in Astana on Wednesday, May 3, 1939

EventTime in AstanaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 3 at 6:24 PM92°East18.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 3 at 7:27 PM103°East-southeast9.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 3 at 8:31 PM115°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 3 at 8:40 PM117°East-southeast1.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximum EclipseMay 3 at 9:11 PM123°East-southeast4.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Total Eclipse endsMay 3 at 9:42 PM129°Southeast8.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 3 at 10:54 PM145°Southeast15.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 3 at 11:58 PM159°South-southeast20.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Astana (ALMT – Alma-Ata Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Astana.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Astana

Eclipse Visibility from AstanaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarPartial
Partial
1931Apr 2 / Apr 3LunarTotal
Total
1931Apr 18SolarPartial
Partial
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
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1938Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
1939May 3LunarTotal
Total
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