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May 13, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Fakaofo, Tokelau, Tokelau

Max view in Fakaofo
Friday, May 13, 1938 at 9:43 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Fakaofo: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Fri, May 13, 1938 at 6:46 PM

Maximum: Fri, May 13, 1938 at 9:43 PM

Ended: Sat, May 14, 1938 at 12:41 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 55 minutes

Location

May 13, 1938 – May 14, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Fakaofo

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Fakaofo. 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
7:57 PM May 139:43 PM May 1311:30 PM May 13
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Local times for eclipse in Fakaofo on Friday, May 13, 1938

EventTime in FakaofoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 13 at 6:46 PM107°East-southeast9.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 13 at 7:57 PM106°East-southeast25.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 13 at 9:18 PM107°East-southeast44.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 13 at 9:43 PM108°East-southeast50.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 13 at 10:08 PM110°East-southeast55.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 13 at 11:30 PM128°Southeast73.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 14 at 12:41 AM200°South-southwest79.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Fakaofo (TKT – Tokelau Time).

Eclipses visible in Fakaofo

Eclipse Visibility from FakaofoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 12LunarPartial
Partial
1930Apr 28SolarPartial
Total
1930Oct 7LunarPenumbral
Partial
1930Oct 21SolarPartial
Total
1931Sep 26LunarPenumbral
Total
1932Mar 21 / Mar 22LunarPartial
Partial
1933Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1933Sep 3LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
Partial
1934Jul 25 / Jul 26LunarPartial
Partial
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
Total
1935Jul 15LunarTotal
Total
1936Jan 8LunarPartial
Total
1936Jul 4LunarPartial
Partial
1936Dec 13SolarPartial
Annular
1937May 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1937Jun 8SolarPartial
Total
1937Nov 17LunarPartial
Partial
1937Dec 2SolarPartial
Annular
1938May 13 / May 14LunarTotal
Total
1939May 3LunarTotal
Total
1939Oct 27LunarPartial
Partial
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