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Flag for Argentina April 21, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Monday, April 22, 1940 at 12:25 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Buenos Aires: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sun, Apr 21, 1940 at 10:29 PM

Maximum: Mon, Apr 22, 1940 at 12:25 AM

Ended: Mon, Apr 22, 1940 at 2:22 AM


Duration: 3 hours, 53 minutes

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April 21, 1940 – April 22, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Buenos Aires

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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 April 22, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
10:29 PM Apr 2112:25 AM Apr 222:22 AM Apr 22
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Local times for eclipse in Buenos Aires on Monday, April 22, 1940

EventTime in Buenos AiresDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 21 at 10:29 PM42°Northeast59.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseApr 22 at 12:25 AM340°North-northwest64.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 22 at 2:22 AM296°West-northwest49.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Buenos Aires (ART – Argentina Time).

Eclipses visible in Buenos Aires

Eclipse Visibility from Buenos AiresVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 21 / Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 1SolarPartial
Total
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPenumbral
Partial
1941Mar 27SolarPartial
Annular
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
1942Aug 25 / Aug 26LunarTotal
Total
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1944Jan 25SolarPartial
Total
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
Total
1947May 20SolarPartial
Total
1947Jun 3LunarPenumbral
Partial
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarTotal
Total
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
Total
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