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Flag for Russia May 4, 1939 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Anadyr, Russia

Max view in Anadyr
Thursday, May 4, 1939 at 4:11 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Anadyr: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, May 4, 1939 at 1:24 AM

Maximum: Thu, May 4, 1939 at 4:11 AM

Ended: Thu, May 4, 1939 at 6:58 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 34 minutes


May 4, 1939 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Anadyr

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Anadyr. 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 partialMaxMoonset
2:27 AM May 44:11 AM May 44:42 AM May 4
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Local times for eclipse in Anadyr on Thursday, May 4, 1939

EventTime in AnadyrDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 1:24:33 AM186°South9.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 2:27:45 AM201°South-southwest7.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 4 at 3:40:06 AM217°Southwest4.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
Maximum EclipseMay 4 at 4:11:21 AM224°Southwest2.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
Total Eclipse endsMay 4 at 4:42:28 AM231°Southwest0.0° below
Total moon eclipse ends.
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 Southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetMay 4 at 4:42:30 AM231°Southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 4 at 5:54:48 AM246°West-southwest7.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 4 at 6:58:08 AM260°West13.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Anadyr (ANAT – Anadyr Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Anadyr

Eclipse Visibility from AnadyrVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 13LunarPenumbral
1930Apr 29SolarPartial
1930Oct 8LunarPenumbral
1931Sep 27LunarPartial
1932Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPartial
1932Sep 1SolarPartial
1933Feb 11LunarPenumbral
1934Jan 31LunarPartial
1934Feb 14SolarPartial
1934Jul 26 / Jul 27LunarPartial
1935Jan 20LunarTotal
1936Jan 9LunarTotal
1936Jun 19SolarPartial
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1937Nov 18LunarPartial
1937Dec 3SolarPartial
1938May 14 / May 15LunarPartial
1938Nov 8LunarPenumbral
1938Nov 22SolarPartial
1939Apr 20SolarPartial
1939May 4LunarTotal
1939Oct 28LunarPartial
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