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Flag for Pitcairn Islands May 13, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Adamstown, Pitcairn Islands

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Saturday, May 14, 1938 at 12:13 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Adamstown: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, May 13, 1938 at 9:16 PM

Maximum: Sat, May 14, 1938 at 12:13 AM

Ended: Sat, May 14, 1938 at 3:11 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 55 minutes


May 13, 1938 – May 14, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Adamstown

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Adamstown. 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
10:27 PM May 1312:13 AM May 142:00 AM May 14
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Local times for eclipse in Adamstown on Saturday, May 14, 1938

EventTime in AdamstownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 13 at 9:16:10 PM89°East50.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 13 at 10:27:03 PM79°East66.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 13 at 11:48:55 PM33°North-northeast82.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 14 at 12:13:38 AM345°North-northwest83.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 14 at 12:38:15 AM309°Northwest80.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 14 at 2:00:06 AM278°West63.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 14 at 3:11:05 AM269°West47.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Adamstown (PNT – (null)).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Adamstown

Eclipse Visibility From AdamstownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1930Apr 12LunarPartial
1930Oct 21SolarPartial
1932Mar 22LunarPartial
1933Feb 10LunarPenumbral
1933Mar 11LunarPenumbral
1933Sep 3LunarPenumbral
1934Jul 26LunarPartial
1935Jan 19LunarPartial
1935Jul 15LunarTotal
1936Dec 13SolarPartial
1936Dec 27LunarPenumbral
1937May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
1937Jun 8SolarPartial
1937Nov 17 / Nov 18LunarPartial
1938May 13 / May 14LunarTotal
1939May 3LunarTotal
1939Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarPartial
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