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Flag for Rwanda July 16, 1935 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kigali, Rwanda

Max View in Kigali
Tuesday, July 16, 1935 at 6:02 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Kigali: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Jul 16, 1935 at 4:17 AM

Maximum: Tue, Jul 16, 1935 at 6:02 AM

Ended: Tue, Jul 16, 1935 at 9:42 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 25 minutes


July 16, 1935 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kigali

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Kigali, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered a large portion of the Moon, so this was still a nice sight.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:12 AM Jul 166:02 AM Jul 166:04 AM Jul 16
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Local times for eclipse in Kigali on Tuesday, July 16, 1935

EventTime in KigaliDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 16 at 4:17:06 AM247°West-southwest23.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 16 at 5:12:17 AM248°West-southwest11.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in KigaliJul 16 at 6:02:11 AM248°West-southwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Kigali 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.
MoonsetJul 16 at 6:04:32 AM248°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJul 16 at 6:09:53 AM248°West-southwest0.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJul 16 at 6:59:38 AM248°West-southwest12.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJul 16 at 7:49:29 AM246°West-southwest23.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJul 16 at 8:47:05 AM242°West-southwest36.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 16 at 9:42:10 AM236°Southwest47.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Kigali (CAT – Central Africa Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Kigali

Eclipse Visibility From KigaliVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1930Apr 13LunarPenumbral
1930Oct 7LunarPartial
1931Apr 2 / Apr 3LunarTotal
1931Sep 26 / Sep 27LunarTotal
1932Sep 14 / Sep 15LunarPartial
1933Feb 24SolarPartial
1933Mar 12LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 5LunarPenumbral
1933Sep 4LunarPenumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
1934Aug 10SolarPartial
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
1935Jul 16LunarPartial
1936Jan 8LunarTotal
1936Jul 4LunarPartial
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1937May 11MercuryPartial Transit
Partial Transit
1938Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
1939May 3LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Kigali, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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