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Flag for Madagascar January 8, 1936 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Antananarivo, Madagascar

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Wednesday, January 8, 1936 at 9:09 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Antananarivo: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Jan 8, 1936 at 6:18 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 8, 1936 at 9:09 PM

Ended: Thu, Jan 9, 1936 at 12:00 Midnight

Duration: 5 hours, 42 minutes


January 8, 1936 – January 9, 1936 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Antananarivo

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Antananarivo. 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
7:28 PM Jan 89:09 PM Jan 810:50 PM Jan 8
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Local times for eclipse in Antananarivo on Wednesday, January 8, 1936

EventTime in AntananarivoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 8 at 6:18 PM67°East-northeast0.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJan 8 at 6:23 PM66°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 8 at 7:28 PM61°East-northeast12.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 8 at 8:59 PM49°Northeast29.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 8 at 9:09 PM47°Northeast31.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJan 8 at 9:19 PM45°Northeast33.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 8 at 10:50 PM23°North-northeast45.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 9 at 12:00 MidnightNorth48.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Antananarivo (EAT – Eastern Africa Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Antananarivo

Eclipse Visibility from AntananarivoVisibility 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
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
1934Aug 10SolarPartial
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
1935Jul 16LunarPartial
1936Jan 8 / Jan 9LunarTotal
1936Jul 4LunarPartial
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1938Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
1939May 3LunarTotal
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