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Flag for Pakistan January 8, 1936 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

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Wednesday, January 8, 1936 at 11:39 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Karachi: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Jan 8, 1936 at 8:48 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 8, 1936 at 11:39 PM

Ended: Thu, Jan 9, 1936 at 2:30 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 42 minutes


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

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Karachi. 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
9:58 PM Jan 811:39 PM Jan 81:20 AM Jan 9
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Local times for eclipse in Karachi on Wednesday, January 8, 1936

EventTime in KarachiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 8 at 8:48:32 PM78°East-northeast31.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 8 at 9:58:16 PM84°East46.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 8 at 11:29:09 PM92°East66.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 8 at 11:39:30 PM94°East69.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJan 8 at 11:49:55 PM95°East71.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 9 at 1:20:47 AM214°Southwest86.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 9 at 2:30:40 AM263°West71.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Karachi (IST – India Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Karachi

Eclipse Visibility From KarachiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1930Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarPartial
1931Apr 2 / Apr 3LunarTotal
1931Sep 26 / Sep 27LunarTotal
1932Mar 22LunarPartial
1932Sep 14 / Sep 15LunarPartial
1933Feb 10LunarPenumbral
1933Mar 12LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 6LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 21SolarPartial
1934Jan 30 / Jan 31LunarPartial
1935Jan 19 / Jan 20LunarTotal
1936Jan 8 / Jan 9LunarTotal
1936Jun 19SolarPartial
1936Jul 4 / Jul 5LunarPartial
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1937May 11MercuryPartial Transit
Partial Transit
1938Nov 8LunarTotal
1939May 3LunarTotal
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