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Eclipse visible in Johannesburg – Jan 8, 1936 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 Johannesburg.

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

More about the Jan 8, 1936 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Johannesburg on Wednesday, January 8, 1936

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 JohannesburgDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsJan 8 at 5:19 PM74°East-northeast20.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsJan 8 at 6:29 PM68°East-northeast6.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJan 8 at 6:58 PM65°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJan 8 at 8:05 PM57°East-northeast12.3° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 8 at 8:09 PM57°East-northeast12.9° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJan 8 at 8:14 PM56°Northeast13.9° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 8 at 9:49 PM40°Northeast29.4° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 8 at 10:58 PM24°North-northeast37.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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.

Times are local for Johannesburg (SAST - South Africa Standard Time).

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Mar 12, 1933LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 5, 1933LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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Jan 30, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 10, 1934SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 19, 1935LunarTotalPartialEclipse 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
Mar 23, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 1, 1940SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
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