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Eclipse visible in Bishkek – May 3, 1939 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Bishkek.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the May 3, 1939 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Bishkek on Wednesday, May 3, 1939

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in BishkekDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 3 at 6:25 PM97°East15.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 3 at 7:28 PM107°East-southeast5.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 3 at 7:55 PM111°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 3 at 8:41 PM119°East-southeast6.8° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Maximum EclipseMay 3 at 9:11 PM124°Southeast11.2° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 3 at 9:40 PM130°Southeast15.3° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 3 at 10:53 PM146°Southeast23.9° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 3 at 11:56 PM161°South-southeast28.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Bishkek ( - (null)).

Other eclipses visible in Bishkek

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in BishkekLooks like in BishkekPath of the eclipse
Jan 30 / Jan 31, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 26, 1934LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 19 / Jan 20, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 8 / Jan 9, 1936LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 19, 1936SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4 / Jul 5, 1936LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 28, 1936LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 24, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5 / Sep 6, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 21, 1941SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 15 / Aug 16, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 20, 1944SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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