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Eclipse visible in Ashgabat – Dec 28, 1936 Penumbral 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.

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow do not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears partially or totally eclipsed during this event.

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the Dec 28, 1936 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Ashgabat on Monday, December 28, 1936

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 AshgabatDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsDec 28 at 6:52 AM287°West-northwest14.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in AshgabatDec 28 at 8:14 AM298°West-northwest0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Ashgabat would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetDec 28 at 8:17 AM298°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 28 at 8:48 AM303°West-northwest5.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 28 at 10:44 AM324°Northwest21.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse is visible in Ashgabat.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Times are local for Ashgabat ( - (null)).

Other eclipses visible in Ashgabat

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
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Path of the eclipse
Apr 2 / Apr 3, 1931LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 26 / Sep 27, 1931LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 22, 1932LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 14 / Sep 15, 1932LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 12, 1933LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 5 / Aug 6, 1933LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 21, 1933SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 30 / Jan 31, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 19, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 8 / Jan 9, 1936LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 19, 1936SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4 / Jul 5, 1936LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 28, 1936LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 24, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5 / Sep 6, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 21, 1941SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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