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Flag for United Kingdom November 18, 1937 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — London, England, United Kingdom

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Thursday, November 18, 1937 at 7:24 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

London: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Nov 18, 1937 at 6:11 AM

Maximum: Thu, Nov 18, 1937 at 7:24 AM

Ended: Thu, Nov 18, 1937 at 10:26 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 15 minutes


November 18, 1937 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — London

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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.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

6:11 AM Nov 187:24 AM Nov 187:28 AM Nov 18
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Local times for eclipse in London on Thursday, November 18, 1937

EventTime in LondonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 18 at 6:11:46 AM289°West-northwest9.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in LondonNov 18 at 7:24:40 AM302°West-northwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in London 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.
MoonsetNov 18 at 7:28:43 AM303°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 18 at 7:38:26 AM305°Northwest0.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseNov 18 at 8:19:03 AM312°Northwest6.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsNov 18 at 8:59:41 AM321°Northwest10.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 18 at 10:26:19 AM340°North-northwest16.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for London (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in London

Eclipse Visibility From LondonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1930Apr 13LunarPenumbral
1930Oct 7LunarPartial
1931Apr 2LunarTotal
1931Sep 26LunarTotal
1932Sep 14 / Sep 15LunarPartial
1933Mar 12LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 5LunarPenumbral
1933Sep 4LunarPenumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
1935Jun 30SolarPartial
1935Jul 16LunarPartial
1936Jan 8LunarTotal
1936Jun 19SolarPartial
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1937Nov 18LunarPenumbral
1938Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
1939Apr 19SolarPartial
1939Oct 28LunarPartial
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