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Eclipse visible in Nukualofa – May 14, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Nukualofa.

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 Nukualofa on Saturday, May 14, 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 NukualofaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 14 at 6:07 PM106°East-southeast9.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 14 at 7:18 PM101°East25.1° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 14 at 8:41 PM96°East43.8° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 14 at 9:03 PM95°East48.9° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 14 at 9:25 PM93°East54.0° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 14 at 10:48 PM86°East73.0° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 14 at 11:59 PM16°North-northeast87.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

Times are local for Nukualofa (TOT - Tonga Time).

Other eclipses visible in Nukualofa

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in NukualofaLooks like in NukualofaPath of the eclipse
Sep 4, 1933LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 31, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 26 / Jul 27, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 20, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 9, 1936LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 1936LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 14, 1936SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 25, 1937LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 9, 1937SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 18, 1937LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 3, 1937SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 4, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 13, 1939SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 8, 1940SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13 / Mar 14, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 28, 1941SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 6, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 1943LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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