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Eclipse visible in Auckland – April 3, 1931 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Auckland, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.

More about the April 2, 1931 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Auckland on Friday, April 3, 1931

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 AucklandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 3 at 4:59 AM274°West11.2° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 3 at 5:57 AM266°West0.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
Maximal Eclipse visible in AucklandApr 3 at 5:58 AM266°West0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Auckland 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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetApr 3 at 6:01 AM265°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsApr 3 at 6:53 AM257°West-southwest10.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 3 at 7:37 AM250°West-southwest18.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsApr 3 at 8:21 AM242°West-southwest25.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsApr 3 at 9:18 AM230°Southwest34.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 3 at 10:15 AM216°Southwest42.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

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

Other eclipses visible in Auckland

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in AucklandLooks like in AucklandPath of the eclipse
Jul 25, 1926LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 19, 1926LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 4, 1927SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 15, 1927LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 9, 1927LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 3 / Jun 4, 1928LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 27, 1928LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 23 / May 24, 1929LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 13, 1930LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 8, 1930LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 22, 1930SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 3, 1931LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 27, 1931LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 22 / Mar 23, 1932LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 15, 1932LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 6, 1933LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 4, 1933LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 26 / Jul 27, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 20, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 26, 1935SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 9, 1936LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 1936LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 14, 1936SolarAnnularAnnularEclipse as seen from earth

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