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Flag for Thailand November 8, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bangkok, Thailand (Krung Thep)

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Tuesday, November 8, 1938 at 5:26 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Bangkok: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Nov 8, 1938 at 2:40 AM

Maximum: Tue, Nov 8, 1938 at 5:26 AM

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

Duration: 5 hours, 32 minutes


November 8, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bangkok

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Bangkok. 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 partialMaxMoonset
3:41 AM Nov 85:26 AM Nov 86:18 AM Nov 8
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Local times for eclipse in Bangkok on Tuesday, November 8, 1938

EventTime in BangkokDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 2:40:30 AM279°West49.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 3:41:14 AM280°West35.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 4:45:37 AM283°West-northwest20.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseNov 8 at 5:26:16 AM284°West-northwest11.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsNov 8 at 6:07:01 AM286°West-northwest2.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
MoonsetNov 8 at 6:18:30 AM287°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsNov 8 at 7:11:25 AM291°West-northwest12.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 8 at 8:12:01 AM296°West-northwest25.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Bangkok (ICT – Indochina Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Bangkok

Eclipse Visibility from BangkokVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarPartial
1931Apr 3LunarTotal
1931Sep 26 / Sep 27LunarTotal
1932Mar 22LunarPartial
1932Sep 15LunarPartial
1933Feb 10LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 6LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 21SolarPartial
1934Jan 30 / Jan 31LunarPartial
1934Jul 26LunarPartial
1935Jan 19 / Jan 20LunarTotal
1936Jan 8 / Jan 9LunarTotal
1936Jul 4 / Jul 5LunarPartial
1938Nov 8LunarTotal
1939May 3 / May 4LunarTotal
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