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Flag for Thailand May 3, 1939 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Bangkok, Thailand (Krung Thep)

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Wednesday, May 3, 1939 at 10:11 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Bangkok: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, May 3, 1939 at 7:24 PM

Maximum: Wed, May 3, 1939 at 10:11 PM

Ended: Thu, May 4, 1939 at 12:58 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 34 minutes


May 3, 1939 – May 4, 1939 — 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 partialMaxEnd of partial
8:27 PM May 310:11 PM May 311:54 PM May 3
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Local times for eclipse in Bangkok on Wednesday, May 3, 1939

EventTime in BangkokDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 3 at 7:24 PM109°East-southeast13.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 3 at 8:27 PM115°East-southeast26.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 3 at 9:40 PM126°Southeast41.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 3 at 10:11 PM132°Southeast47.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 3 at 10:42 PM141°Southeast52.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 3 at 11:54 PM168°South-southeast59.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 4 at 12:58 AM198°South-southwest58.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Bangkok (ICT – Indochina Time).

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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