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Flag for Turkmenistan November 8, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Ashgabat, Turkmenistan (Ashkhabad)

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Tuesday, November 8, 1938 at 3:26 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Ashgabat: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Nov 8, 1938 at 12:40 AM

Maximum: Tue, Nov 8, 1938 at 3:26 AM

Ended: Tue, Nov 8, 1938 at 6:12 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 32 minutes


November 8, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Ashgabat

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Ashgabat. 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
1:41 AM Nov 83:26 AM Nov 85:11 AM Nov 8
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Local times for eclipse in Ashgabat on Tuesday, November 8, 1938

EventTime in AshgabatDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 12:40:30 AM178°South67.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 1:41:14 AM213°South-southwest64.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsNov 8 at 2:45:37 AM238°West-southwest56.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseNov 8 at 3:26:16 AM249°West-southwest49.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsNov 8 at 4:07:01 AM257°West-southwest41.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 8 at 5:11:25 AM268°West29.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 8 at 6:12:01 AM277°West18.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Ashgabat (ASHT – (null)).

Eclipses visible in Ashgabat

Eclipse Visibility from AshgabatVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarPartial
1931Apr 2 / Apr 3LunarTotal
1931Sep 26 / Sep 27LunarTotal
1932Sep 14 / Sep 15LunarPartial
1933Mar 12LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 5 / Aug 6LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 21SolarPartial
1934Jan 30 / Jan 31LunarPartial
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
1936Jan 8 / Jan 9LunarTotal
1936Jun 19SolarPartial
1936Jul 4 / Jul 5LunarPartial
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1938Nov 8LunarTotal
1939May 3LunarTotal
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