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Flag for Mexico May 24, 1937 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico

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Tuesday, May 25, 1937 at 1:51 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Mexico City: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, May 24, 1937 at 11:43 PM

Maximum: Tue, May 25, 1937 at 1:51 AM

Ended: Tue, May 25, 1937 at 3:58 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 15 minutes


May 24, 1937 – May 25, 1937 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Mexico City

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During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

11:43 PM May 241:51 AM May 253:58 AM May 25
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Local times for eclipse in Mexico City on Tuesday, May 25, 1937

EventTime in Mexico CityDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 24 at 11:43:49 PM165°South-southeast46.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseMay 25 at 1:51:12 AM206°South-southwest43.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 25 at 3:58:32 AM232°Southwest24.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Mexico City (CST – Central Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Mexico City

Eclipse Visibility From Mexico CityVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1930Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarPartial
1930Apr 28SolarPartial
1932Mar 22LunarPartial
1932Aug 31SolarPartial
1933Feb 10LunarPenumbral
1933Mar 11LunarPenumbral
1933Sep 3 / Sep 4LunarPenumbral
1934Jul 26LunarPartial
1935Jan 19LunarPenumbral
1935Feb 3SolarPartial
1935Jul 15 / Jul 16LunarTotal
1936Dec 27LunarPenumbral
1937May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
1937Jun 8SolarPartial
1937Nov 18LunarPartial
1937Dec 2SolarPartial
1938May 13 / May 14LunarTotal
1938Nov 7LunarPartial
1939Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarPartial
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