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Flag for South Africa January 30, 1934 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Johannesburg, South Africa

Max view in Johannesburg
Tuesday, January 30, 1934 at 7:14 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Johannesburg: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Jan 30, 1934 at 4:10 PM

Maximum: Tue, Jan 30, 1934 at 7:14 PM

Ended: Tue, Jan 30, 1934 at 9:14 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 4 minutes

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January 30, 1934 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Johannesburg

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
7:02 PM Jan 307:14 PM Jan 307:22 PM Jan 30
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Local times for eclipse in Johannesburg on Tuesday, January 30, 1934

EventTime in JohannesburgDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 30 at 4:10 PM85°East37.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 30 at 6:01 PM75°East-northeast13.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJan 30 at 6:42 PM71°East-northeast3.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJan 30 at 7:02 PM69°East-northeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in JohannesburgJan 30 at 7:14 PM68°East-northeast2.2°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Johannesburg would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 30 at 7:22 PM67°East-northeast3.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 30 at 9:14 PM52°Northeast24.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Johannesburg (SAST – South Africa Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Johannesburg

Eclipse Visibility from JohannesburgVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 13LunarPenumbral
Partial
1930Oct 7LunarPartial
Partial
1931Apr 2 / Apr 3LunarTotal
Total
1931Sep 26 / Sep 27LunarTotal
Total
1932Sep 14 / Sep 15LunarPartial
Partial
1933Feb 24SolarPartial
Annular
1933Mar 12LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1933Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1933Sep 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
Partial
1934Aug 10SolarPartial
Annular
1935Jan 19LunarPartial
Total
1935Jul 16LunarTotal
Total
1936Jan 8LunarTotal
Total
1936Jul 4LunarPartial
Partial
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1938May 29SolarPartial
Total
1938Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
1939May 3LunarPartial
Total
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