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Eclipse visible in Honolulu – May 3, 1939 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 Honolulu.

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

More about the May 3, 1939 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Honolulu 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 HonoluluDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsMay 3 at 1:55 AM223°Southwest42.2° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsMay 3 at 2:58 AM235°Southwest31.3° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 3 at 4:11 AM245°West-southwest16.9° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 3 at 4:41 AM248°West-southwest10.8° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 3 at 5:10 AM251°West-southwest4.6° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetMay 3 at 5:33 AM253°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMay 3 at 6:23 AM257°West-southwest11.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 3 at 7:26 AM262°West25.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

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

Other eclipses visible in Honolulu

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Honolulu
Looks like in
Honolulu
Path 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, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 8, 1936LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4, 1936LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 27, 1936LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 24, 1937LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 8, 1937SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 17, 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
May 3, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 7, 1940SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 21, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 15, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 12 / Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse 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
Jul 5, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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