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Flag for Mexico November 7, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico

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Monday, November 7, 1938 at 6:03 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Mexico City: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Nov 7, 1938 at 1:40 PM

Maximum: Mon, Nov 7, 1938 at 6:03 PM

Ended: Mon, Nov 7, 1938 at 7:12 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 32 minutes


November 7, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mexico City

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Mexico City, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:01 PM Nov 76:03 PM Nov 76:11 PM Nov 7
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Local times for eclipse in Mexico City on Monday, November 7, 1938

EventTime in Mexico CityDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 1:40:30 PM32°North-northeast49.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 2:41:14 PM47°Northeast40.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 3:45:37 PM58°East-northeast28.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseNov 7 at 4:26:16 PM63°East-northeast20.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsNov 7 at 5:07:01 PM68°East-northeast12.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseNov 7 at 6:01:05 PM72°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Mexico CityNov 7 at 6:03:26 PM73°East-northeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Mexico City 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 East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 7 at 6:11:25 PM73°East-northeast2.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 7 at 7:12:01 PM77°East-northeast15.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Mexico City (CST – Central Standard Time).

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

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

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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