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Flag for Russia April 2, 1931 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Moscow, Russia (Moskva)

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Thursday, April 2, 1931 at 11:07 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Moscow: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Apr 2, 1931 at 8:28 PM

Maximum: Thu, Apr 2, 1931 at 11:07 PM

Ended: Fri, Apr 3, 1931 at 1:46 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


April 2, 1931 – April 3, 1931 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Moscow

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Moscow. 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
9:23 PM Apr 211:07 PM Apr 212:51 AM Apr 3
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Local times for eclipse in Moscow on Thursday, April 2, 1931

EventTime in MoscowDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 8:28:33 PM118°East-southeast12.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 9:23:35 PM130°Southeast18.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 2 at 10:22:43 PM144°Southeast23.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 2 at 11:07:31 PM156°South-southeast26.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 2 at 11:52:18 PM168°South-southeast27.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 3 at 12:51:25 AM184°South28.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 3 at 1:46:31 AM199°South-southwest26.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Moscow (MSK – Moscow Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Moscow

Eclipse Visibility From MoscowVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1930Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarPartial
1931Apr 2 / Apr 3LunarTotal
1931Sep 26 / Sep 27LunarTotal
1932Sep 14 / Sep 15LunarPartial
1933Mar 12LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 5LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 21SolarPartial
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
1936Jan 8 / Jan 9LunarTotal
1936Jun 19SolarPartial
1936Jul 4LunarPartial
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1938Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
1939May 3LunarPenumbral
1939Oct 28LunarPenumbral
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