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Eclipse visible in Detroit – November 7, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Detroit.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the November 7, 1938 – November 8, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Detroit on Monday, November 7, 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.

EventTime in DetroitDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 2:41 PM40°Northeast22.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 3:42 PM52°Northeast14.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 4:46 PM63°East-northeast5.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseNov 7 at 5:14 PM68°East-northeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseNov 7 at 5:26 PM70°East-northeast1.7° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Total Eclipse endsNov 7 at 6:05 PM76°East-northeast8.3° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 7 at 7:10 PM86°East19.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 7 at 8:10 PM95°East30.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in DetroitLooks like in DetroitPath of the eclipse
Mar 11, 1933LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 3 / Sep 4, 1933LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 26, 1934LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 19, 1935LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 3, 1935SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 15 / Jul 16, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 27 / Dec 28, 1936LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 25, 1937LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 18, 1937LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 7, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 19, 1939SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27 / Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 7, 1940SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 21 / Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 2, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 25 / Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 19 / Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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