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Flag for South Africa July 4, 1936 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Cape Town, South Africa

Max view in Cape Town
Saturday, July 4, 1936 at 7:24 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Cape Town: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Jul 4, 1936 at 5:00 PM

Maximum: Sat, Jul 4, 1936 at 7:24 PM

Ended: Sat, Jul 4, 1936 at 9:49 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 50 minutes


July 4, 1936 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Cape Town

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Cape Town. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
6:26 PM Jul 47:24 PM Jul 48:23 PM Jul 4
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Local times for eclipse in Cape Town on Saturday, July 4, 1936

EventTime in Cape TownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 4 at 5:00:13 PM123°East-southeast8.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJul 4 at 5:44:34 PM117°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJul 4 at 6:26:56 PM111°East-southeast7.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Maximum EclipseJul 4 at 7:24:59 PM104°East-southeast18.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJul 4 at 8:23:13 PM97°East29.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 4 at 9:49:46 PM86°East47.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Cape Town (SAST – South Africa Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Cape Town

Eclipse Visibility from Cape TownVisibility 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 30LunarPenumbral
1934Aug 10SolarPartial
1935Jul 16LunarTotal
1936Jan 8LunarTotal
1936Jul 4LunarPartial
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1938May 29SolarPartial
1938Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
1939May 3LunarPartial
1939Oct 28LunarPenumbral
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