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Flag for Tonga May 14, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nukualofa, Tonga

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Saturday, May 14, 1938 at 9:03 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Nukualofa: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, May 14, 1938 at 6:06 PM

Maximum: Sat, May 14, 1938 at 9:03 PM

Ended: Sun, May 15, 1938 at 12:01 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 55 minutes

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May 14, 1938 – May 15, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Nukualofa

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Nukualofa. 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
7:17 PM May 149:03 PM May 1410:50 PM May 14
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Local times for eclipse in Nukualofa on Saturday, May 14, 1938

EventTime in NukualofaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 14 at 6:06 PM106°East-southeast9.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 14 at 7:17 PM101°East-southeast24.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 14 at 8:38 PM96°East43.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 14 at 9:03 PM95°East48.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 14 at 9:28 PM93°East54.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 14 at 10:50 PM86°East73.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 15 at 12:01 AM10°North87.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Nukualofa (TOT – Tonga Time).

Eclipses visible in Nukualofa

Eclipse Visibility from NukualofaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 13LunarPartial
Partial
1930Oct 8LunarPenumbral
Partial
1930Oct 22SolarPartial
Total
1931Apr 3LunarPenumbral
Total
1931Sep 27LunarPenumbral
Total
1932Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPartial
Partial
1933Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1933Sep 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1934Jan 31LunarPartial
Partial
1934Jul 26 / Jul 27LunarPartial
Partial
1935Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
1935Jul 16LunarTotal
Total
1936Jan 9LunarPartial
Total
1936Jul 5LunarPartial
Partial
1936Dec 14SolarPartial
Annular
1937May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1937Jun 9SolarPartial
Total
1937Nov 18LunarPartial
Partial
1937Dec 3SolarPartial
Annular
1938May 14 / May 15LunarTotal
Total
1939May 4LunarTotal
Total
1939Oct 13SolarPartial
Total
1939Oct 28LunarPartial
Partial
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