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Flag for U.S.A. November 7, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.

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Monday, November 7, 1938 at 5:26 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Detroit: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Nov 7, 1938 at 2:40 PM

Maximum: Mon, Nov 7, 1938 at 5:26 PM

Ended: Mon, Nov 7, 1938 at 8:12 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 32 minutes


November 7, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Detroit

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Detroit. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
5:14 PM Nov 75:26 PM Nov 77:11 PM Nov 7
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Local times for eclipse in Detroit on Monday, November 7, 1938

EventTime in DetroitDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 2:40:30 PM39°Northeast22.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 3:41:14 PM52°Northeast15.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 4:45:37 PM63°East-northeast5.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseNov 7 at 5:14:58 PM68°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseNov 7 at 5:26:16 PM70°East-northeast1.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Total Eclipse endsNov 7 at 6:07:01 PM76°East-northeast8.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 7 at 7:11:25 PM86°East19.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 7 at 8:12:01 PM96°East30.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Detroit (EST – Eastern Standard Time).

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.

Eclipses visible in Detroit

Eclipse Visibility from DetroitVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarPartial
1930Apr 28SolarPartial
1932Mar 22LunarPartial
1932Aug 31SolarPartial
1933Mar 11LunarPenumbral
1933Sep 3 / Sep 4LunarPenumbral
1934Jul 26LunarPenumbral
1935Jan 19LunarPenumbral
1935Feb 3SolarPartial
1935Jul 15 / Jul 16LunarTotal
1936Dec 27 / Dec 28LunarPenumbral
1937May 25LunarPenumbral
1937Nov 18LunarPartial
1938May 14LunarTotal
1938Nov 7LunarTotal
1939Apr 19SolarPartial
1939Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarPartial
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