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Flag for U.S.A. November 7, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.

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Monday, November 7, 1938 at 4:42 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Las Vegas: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Nov 7, 1938 at 11:40 AM

Maximum: Mon, Nov 7, 1938 at 4:42 PM

Ended: Mon, Nov 7, 1938 at 5:12 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 32 minutes


November 7, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Las Vegas

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Las Vegas, but it could be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

4:39 PM Nov 74:42 PM Nov 75:12 PM Nov 7
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Local times for eclipse in Las Vegas on Monday, November 7, 1938

EventTime in Las VegasDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 11:40 AMNorth38.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 12:41 PM24°North-northeast34.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 1:45 PM39°Northeast28.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseNov 7 at 2:26 PM48°Northeast22.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsNov 7 at 3:07 PM55°Northeast16.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsNov 7 at 4:11 PM65°East-northeast5.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseNov 7 at 4:39 PM69°East-northeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Las VegasNov 7 at 4:42 PM70°East-northeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Las Vegas would be around this time.
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 East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 7 at 5:12 PM74°East-northeast5.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Times are local for Las Vegas (PST – Pacific Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Las Vegas

Eclipse Visibility from Las VegasVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarPartial
1930Apr 28SolarPartial
1932Mar 22LunarPartial
1932Aug 31SolarPartial
1933Mar 11LunarPenumbral
1933Sep 3LunarPenumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPenumbral
1934Jul 26LunarPartial
1935Jan 19LunarPartial
1935Feb 3SolarPartial
1935Jul 15LunarTotal
1936Dec 27LunarPenumbral
1937May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
1937Jun 8SolarPartial
1937Nov 17 / Nov 18LunarPartial
1937Dec 2SolarPartial
1938May 13 / May 14LunarTotal
1938Nov 7LunarPenumbral
1938Nov 21SolarPartial
1939Apr 19SolarPartial
1939May 3LunarPenumbral
1939Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Las Vegas, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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