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Eclipse visible in Fakaofo – May 13 – May 14, 1938 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 Fakaofo.

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

More about the May 14, 1938 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Fakaofo on Friday, May 13, 1938

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 FakaofoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsMay 13 at 6:47 PM107°East-southeast9.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsMay 13 at 7:58 PM106°East-southeast26.0° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 13 at 9:21 PM107°East-southeast45.2° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 13 at 9:43 PM108°East-southeast50.3° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 13 at 10:05 PM110°East-southeast55.4° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 13 at 11:28 PM127°Southeast73.3° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 14 at 12:39 AM198°South-southwest79.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Fakaofo (TKT - Tokelau Time).

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
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Path of the eclipse
Sep 3, 1933LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 30, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 25 / Jul 26, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 19, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 15, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 8, 1936LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4, 1936LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 13, 1936SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 24, 1937LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 8, 1937SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 17, 1937LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 2, 1937SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 13 / May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 7, 1940SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 21, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 15, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 12 / Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 25, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 19, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 15, 1943LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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