Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Johannesburg, South Africa
Eclipse visible in Johannesburg – May 3, 1939 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.
The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.
Local times for eclipse in Johannesburg on Wednesday, May 3, 1939
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.
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse is 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).
Other eclipses visible in Johannesburg
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|Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|Jan 30, 1934||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Aug 10, 1934||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Jan 19, 1935||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Jul 16, 1935||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jan 8, 1936||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jul 4, 1936||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 28, 1936||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|May 29, 1938||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Nov 7 / Nov 8, 1938||Lunar||Total||Total|
|May 3, 1939||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Mar 23, 1940||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Apr 22, 1940||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 1, 1940||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Sep 5, 1941||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Mar 2 / Mar 3, 1942||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Aug 26, 1942||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Feb 20, 1943||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Aug 15, 1943||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Feb 9, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 6, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
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