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Flag for Saudi Arabia January 8, 1936 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Wednesday, January 8, 1936 at 9:16 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Riyadh: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Jan 8, 1936 at 6:25 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 8, 1936 at 9:16 PM

Ended: Thu, Jan 9, 1936 at 12:07 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 42 minutes


January 8, 1936 – January 9, 1936 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Riyadh

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Riyadh. 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
7:35 PM Jan 89:16 PM Jan 810:57 PM Jan 8
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Local times for eclipse in Riyadh on Wednesday, January 8, 1936

EventTime in RiyadhDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 8 at 6:25 PM72°East-northeast13.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 8 at 7:35 PM77°East-northeast28.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 8 at 9:06 PM84°East48.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 8 at 9:16 PM85°East50.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJan 8 at 9:26 PM86°East52.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 8 at 10:57 PM96°East73.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 9 at 12:07 AM163°South-southeast86.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Riyadh ( – (null)).

Eclipses visible in Riyadh

Eclipse Visibility from RiyadhVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarPartial
1931Apr 2 / Apr 3LunarTotal
1931Sep 26 / Sep 27LunarTotal
1932Sep 14 / Sep 15LunarPartial
1933Feb 24SolarPartial
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 3LunarTotal
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