Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.
Eclipse visible in Detroit – May 14, 1938 Total 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.
The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.
Local times for eclipse in Detroit 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.
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Detroit.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.Times are local for Detroit (EST - Eastern Standard Time).
Other eclipses visible in Detroit
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|Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|Mar 11, 1933||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Sep 3 / Sep 4, 1933||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 26, 1934||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Jan 19, 1935||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Feb 3, 1935||Solar||Partial||Partial|
|Jul 15 / Jul 16, 1935||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Dec 27 / Dec 28, 1936||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|May 25, 1937||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Nov 18, 1937||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|May 14, 1938||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Nov 7, 1938||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Apr 19, 1939||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Oct 27 / Oct 28, 1939||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Apr 7, 1940||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Apr 21 / Apr 22, 1940||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 16, 1940||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Mar 13, 1941||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Mar 2, 1942||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Aug 25 / Aug 26, 1942||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Feb 19 / Feb 20, 1943||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
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