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Eclipse visible in Adelaide – August 16, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Adelaide. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the August 15, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Adelaide on Monday, August 16, 1943

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in AdelaideDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 16 at 2:31 AM294°West-northwest52.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 16 at 3:34 AM281°West-northwest40.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 16 at 4:58 AM269°West24.0° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 16 at 6:22 AM258°West-southwest7.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetAug 16 at 7:04 AM253°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 16 at 7:25 AM250°West-southwest3.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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.

Times are local for Adelaide (ACST - Australian Central Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Adelaide

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in AdelaideLooks like in AdelaidePath of the eclipse
May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3 / May 4, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 13, 1939SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 24, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 6, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 1, 1943SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 20, 1944SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29 / Dec 30, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 14, 1945SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25 / Jun 26, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 15, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 9, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 1947LunarPenumbralPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 23 / Apr 24, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 1, 1948SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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