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Flag for U.S.A. May 13, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

Max view in San Francisco
Saturday, May 14, 1938 at 12:43 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


San Francisco: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Fri, May 13, 1938 at 9:46 PM

Maximum: Sat, May 14, 1938 at 12:43 AM

Ended: Sat, May 14, 1938 at 3:41 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 55 minutes

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May 13, 1938 – May 14, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — San Francisco

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in San Francisco. 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

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
10:57 PM May 1312:43 AM May 142:30 AM May 14
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Local times for eclipse in San Francisco on Saturday, May 14, 1938

EventTime in San FranciscoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 13 at 9:46 PM145°Southeast24.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 13 at 10:57 PM162°South-southeast30.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMay 14 at 12:18 AM184°South32.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMay 14 at 12:43 AM191°South31.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMay 14 at 1:08 AM197°South-southwest30.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 14 at 2:30 AM217°Southwest23.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 14 at 3:41 AM231°Southwest14.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for San Francisco (PST – Pacific Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in San Francisco

Eclipse Visibility from San FranciscoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarPartial
Partial
1930Apr 28SolarPartial
Total
1932Mar 22LunarPartial
Partial
1932Aug 31SolarPartial
Total
1933Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1933Mar 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1933Sep 3LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPenumbral
Partial
1934Feb 13SolarPartial
Total
1934Jul 26LunarPartial
Partial
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
Total
1935Feb 3SolarPartial
Partial
1935Jul 15LunarTotal
Total
1936Dec 27LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1937May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1937Jun 8SolarPartial
Total
1937Nov 17 / Nov 18LunarPartial
Partial
1937Dec 2SolarPartial
Annular
1938May 13 / May 14LunarTotal
Total
1938Nov 21SolarPartial
Partial
1939Apr 19SolarPartial
Annular
1939May 3LunarPenumbral
Total
1939Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarPartial
Partial
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