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Eclipse visible in Adamstown – May 3, 1939 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Adamstown.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the May 3, 1939 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Adamstown on Wednesday, May 3, 1939

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 AdamstownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 3 at 3:55 AM269°West33.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 3 at 4:58 AM263°West19.9° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 3 at 6:11 AM256°West-southwest4.4° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in AdamstownMay 3 at 6:31 AM254°West-southwest0.4° 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 Adamstown 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-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetMay 3 at 6:34 AM253°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 3 at 6:41 AM253°West-southwest1.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 3 at 7:10 AM249°West-southwest8.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 3 at 8:23 AM240°West-southwest22.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 3 at 9:26 AM229°Southwest33.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

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

Other eclipses visible in Adamstown

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in AdamstownLooks like in AdamstownPath of the eclipse
Jul 26, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 19, 1935LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 15, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4, 1936LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 13, 1936SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 27, 1936LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 24 / May 25, 1937LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 8, 1937SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 17 / Nov 18, 1937LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 13 / May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27 / Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 21, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 15 / Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 27, 1941SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 2, 1942LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 25, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 19 / Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 8, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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