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Flag for Australia May 25, 1937 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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Tuesday, May 25, 1937 at 5:21 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Adelaide: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, May 25, 1937 at 3:13 PM

Maximum: Tue, May 25, 1937 at 5:21 PM

Ended: Tue, May 25, 1937 at 7:28 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 15 minutes


May 25, 1937 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Adelaide

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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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:08 PM May 255:21 PM May 257:28 PM May 25
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Local times for eclipse in Adelaide on Tuesday, May 25, 1937

EventTime in AdelaideDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 25 at 3:13:49 PM135°Southeast19.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 25 at 5:08:03 PM117°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 25 at 5:21:12 PM115°East-southeast2.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 25 at 7:28:32 PM99°East26.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Adelaide (ACST – Australian Central Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Adelaide

Eclipse Visibility from AdelaideVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Oct 8LunarPartial
1930Oct 22SolarPartial
1931Apr 3LunarTotal
1931Sep 27LunarTotal
1932Mar 7SolarPartial
1932Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPartial
1932Sep 15LunarPartial
1933Feb 10LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 6LunarPenumbral
1933Aug 21SolarPartial
1934Jan 30 / Jan 31LunarPartial
1934Jul 26 / Jul 27LunarPartial
1935Jan 19 / Jan 20LunarTotal
1936Jan 9LunarTotal
1936Jul 5LunarPartial
1936Dec 14SolarPartial
1937May 25LunarPenumbral
1937Nov 18LunarPenumbral
1938May 14LunarTotal
1939May 3 / May 4LunarTotal
1939Oct 13SolarPartial
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