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Flag for Kenya November 7, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nairobi, Kenya

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Tuesday, November 8, 1938 at 12:56 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Nairobi: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Nov 7, 1938 at 10:11 PM

Maximum: Tue, Nov 8, 1938 at 12:56 AM

Ended: Tue, Nov 8, 1938 at 3:40 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 29 minutes


November 7, 1938 – November 8, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nairobi

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Nairobi. 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
11:12 PM Nov 712:56 AM Nov 82:40 AM Nov 8
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Local times for eclipse in Nairobi on Tuesday, November 8, 1938

EventTime in NairobiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 10:11 PM50°Northeast61.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 11:12 PM22°North-northeast70.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 12:16 AM336°North-northwest70.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseNov 8 at 12:56 AM316°Northwest64.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsNov 8 at 1:35 AM305°Northwest57.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 8 at 2:40 AM295°West-northwest43.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 8 at 3:40 AM291°West-northwest30.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Nairobi ( – (null)).

Eclipses visible in Nairobi

Eclipse Visibility from NairobiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Oct 7LunarPartial
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
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