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Flag for U.S.A. May 25, 1937 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.

Max view in Washington DC
Tuesday, May 25, 1937 at 3:51 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Washington DC: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, May 25, 1937 at 1:43 AM

Maximum: Tue, May 25, 1937 at 3:51 AM

Ended: Tue, May 25, 1937 at 5:58 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 15 minutes

Location

May 25, 1937 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Washington DC

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. 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.

More about the May 25, 1937 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
1:43 AM May 253:51 AM May 255:49 AM May 25
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Local times for eclipse in Washington DC on Tuesday, May 25, 1937

EventTime in Washington DCDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 25 at 1:43 AM192°South-southwest27.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseMay 25 at 3:51 AM220°Southwest16.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
MoonsetMay 25 at 5:49 AM241°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 25 at 5:58 AM242°West-southwest1.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Washington DC (EDT – Eastern Daylight Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Washington DC

Eclipse Visibility from Washington DCVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarPartial
Partial
1930Apr 28SolarPartial
Total
1932Mar 22LunarPartial
Partial
1932Aug 31SolarPartial
Total
1932Sep 14LunarPenumbral
Partial
1933Mar 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1933Sep 3 / Sep 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1934Jul 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
1935Feb 3SolarPartial
Partial
1935Jul 15 / Jul 16LunarTotal
Total
1936Dec 27 / Dec 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1937May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1937Nov 18LunarPartial
Partial
1938May 14LunarTotal
Total
1938Nov 7LunarTotal
Total
1939Apr 19SolarPartial
Annular
1939Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarPartial
Partial
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