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Eclipse visible in Cape Town – Nov 7 – Nov 8, 1938 Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Cape Town.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the Nov 7 – Nov 8, 1938 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Cape Town on Tuesday, November 8, 1938

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in Cape TownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsNov 7 at 9:41 PM44°Northeast26.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsNov 7 at 10:42 PM30°North-northeast33.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 11:46 PM13°North-northeast37.9° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseNov 8 at 12:26 AMNorth38.8° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsNov 8 at 1:05 AM349°North38.0° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 8 at 2:10 AM332°North-northwest33.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 8 at 3:10 AM318°Northwest26.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Cape Town (SAST - South Africa Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Cape Town

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Cape Town
Looks like in
Cape Town
Path of the eclipse
Feb 24, 1933SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 12, 1933LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 5, 1933LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 4, 1933LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 30, 1934LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 10, 1934SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 19, 1935LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 8, 1936LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4, 1936LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 28, 1936LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 29, 1938SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 7 / Nov 8, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 1, 1940SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 2 / Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 15, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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