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Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S.A.

Eclipse visible in Fairbanks – May 13 – 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.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Fairbanks.

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

More about the May 14, 1938 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Fairbanks on Friday, May 13, 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 FairbanksDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsMay 13 at 7:47 PM126°Southeast5.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 13 at 8:52 PM140°Southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsMay 13 at 8:58 PM141°Southeast0.3° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
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 Southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 13 at 10:21 PM160°South-southeast4.1° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Maximum EclipseMay 13 at 10:43 PM165°South-southeast4.7° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Total Eclipse endsMay 13 at 11:05 PM170°South5.1° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 14 at 12:28 AM189°South5.1° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 14 at 1:39 AM205°South-southwest2.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southwest.

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

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

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

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Mar 11, 1933LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 3, 1933LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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
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 7, 1938LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 21, 1938SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 19, 1939SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse 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

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