Nov 7 – Nov 8, 1938 Total Lunar Eclipse
What this lunar eclipse looks like
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Where to see the eclipse
Continents seeing at least some parts of the eclipse:
- Much of Asia
- North/East Australia
- Much of North America
- Much of South America
- Indian Ocean
Total eclipse visible in:
Locations being able to see at least parts of the Total part.
- Moscow, Russia
- Berlin, Berlin, Germany
- Paris, France
- New Delhi, Delhi, India
- Rome, Italy
- Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.
- Algiers, Algeria
- Brussels, Belgium
- Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Cairo, Egypt
- Ankara, Turkey
- Madrid, Spain
- Athens, Greece
- New York, New York, U.S.A.
- Baghdad, Iraq
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Bangkok, Thailand
- London, England, United Kingdom
- Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China
- Jakarta, Jakarta Special Capital Region, Indonesia
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Tokyo, Japan
- Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.A.
- Bismarck, North Dakota, U.S.A.
- Belmopan, Belize
- Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
When the eclipse happens worldwideLunar eclipses look approximately the same all over the world and happen at the same time.
The times displayed might be a minute or two off actual times.
|Event||UTC Time||Time in Washington DC*||Visible in Washington DC|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||Nov 7 at 7:41 PM||Nov 7 at 2:41 PM||No, below horizon|
|Partial Eclipse begins||Nov 7 at 8:42 PM||Nov 7 at 3:42 PM||No, below horizon|
|Full Eclipse begins||Nov 7 at 9:46 PM||Nov 7 at 4:46 PM||No, below horizon|
|Maximum Eclipse||Nov 7 at 10:26 PM||Nov 7 at 5:26 PM||Yes|
|Full Eclipse ends||Nov 7 at 11:05 PM||Nov 7 at 6:05 PM||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Nov 8 at 12:10 AM||Nov 7 at 7:10 PM||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Nov 8 at 1:10 AM||Nov 7 at 8:10 PM||Yes|
* The Moon is below the horizon in Washington DC some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible.