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Flag for Kenya July 16, 1935 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nairobi, Kenya

Max view in Nairobi
Tuesday, July 16, 1935 at 6:02 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Nairobi: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Jul 16, 1935 at 4:47 AM

Maximum: Tue, Jul 16, 1935 at 6:02 AM

Ended: Tue, Jul 16, 1935 at 10:12 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 25 minutes


July 16, 1935 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nairobi

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Nairobi, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:42 AM Jul 166:02 AM Jul 166:04 AM Jul 16
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Local times for eclipse in Nairobi on Tuesday, July 16, 1935

EventTime in NairobiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 16 at 4:47 AM247°West-southwest16.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 16 at 5:42 AM248°West-southwest4.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in NairobiJul 16 at 6:02 AM248°West-southwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Nairobi would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJul 16 at 6:04 AM248°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJul 16 at 6:39 AM248°West-southwest8.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 16 at 7:29 AM247°West-southwest19.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJul 16 at 8:19 AM245°West-southwest30.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJul 16 at 9:17 AM240°West-southwest42.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 16 at 10:12 AM232°Southwest53.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Nairobi ( – (null)).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Nairobi

Eclipse Visibility from NairobiVisibility 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
1933Sep 4LunarPenumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
1934Aug 10SolarPartial
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
1935Jul 16LunarPartial
1936Jan 8LunarTotal
1936Jul 4LunarPartial
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1938Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
1939May 3LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Nairobi, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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