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Flag for South Africa November 7, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Johannesburg, South Africa

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Tuesday, November 8, 1938 at 12:26 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Johannesburg: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Nov 7, 1938 at 9:40 PM

Maximum: Tue, Nov 8, 1938 at 12:26 AM

Ended: Tue, Nov 8, 1938 at 3:12 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 32 minutes

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November 7, 1938 – November 8, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Johannesburg

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Johannesburg. 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
10:41 PM Nov 712:26 AM Nov 82:11 AM Nov 8
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Local times for eclipse in Johannesburg on Tuesday, November 8, 1938

EventTime in JohannesburgDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 9:40 PM39°Northeast37.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 10:41 PM22°North-northeast43.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 11:45 PMNorth46.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseNov 8 at 12:26 AM348°North-northwest45.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsNov 8 at 1:07 AM335°North-northwest42.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 8 at 2:11 AM319°Northwest34.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 8 at 3:12 AM307°Northwest25.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Johannesburg (SAST – South Africa Standard Time).

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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