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Eclipse visible in Anchorage – May 3, 1939 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Anchorage, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

More about the May 3, 1939 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Anchorage on Wednesday, May 3, 1939

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 AnchorageDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 3 at 2:25 AM218°Southwest7.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 3 at 3:28 AM231°Southwest2.1° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in AnchorageMay 3 at 3:47 AM236°Southwest0.4° 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 Anchorage 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 Southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetMay 3 at 3:52 AM237°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 3 at 4:41 AM247°West-southwest5.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 3 at 5:11 AM253°West-southwest8.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 3 at 5:40 AM259°West12.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 3 at 6:53 AM274°West20.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 3 at 7:56 AM288°West-northwest28.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

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

Other eclipses visible in Anchorage

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in AnchorageLooks like in AnchoragePath of the eclipse
Jan 30, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 13, 1934SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 25 / Jul 26, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 19, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 15, 1935LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 8, 1936LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 18, 1936SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 27, 1936LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 24, 1937LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 17 / Nov 18, 1937LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 2, 1937SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 13 / May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 21, 1938SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 19, 1939SolarAnnularAnnularEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 21, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 15 / Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 12 / Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 25, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 4, 1943SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 19, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 8, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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