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Flag for Australia June 4, 1947 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

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Wednesday, June 4, 1947 at 4:45 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Adelaide: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Jun 4, 1947 at 2:20 AM

Maximum: Wed, Jun 4, 1947 at 4:45 AM

Ended: Wed, Jun 4, 1947 at 7:09 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 49 minutes


June 4, 1947 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Adelaide

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Adelaide. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
4:27 AM Jun 44:45 AM Jun 45:02 AM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Adelaide on Wednesday, June 4, 1947

EventTime in AdelaideDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 2:20:47 AM284°West-northwest58.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 4:27:53 AM264°West33.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 4:45:13 AM262°West29.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 5:02:29 AM259°West26.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 7:09:41 AM244°West-southwest2.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Times are local for Adelaide (ACST – Australian Central Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Adelaide

Eclipse Visibility from AdelaideVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 24LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
1941Sep 6LunarPartial
1943Aug 1SolarPartial
1943Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29 / Dec 30LunarPenumbral
1945Jan 14SolarPartial
1945Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
1946Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 9LunarTotal
1947Jun 4LunarPartial
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Apr 23 / Apr 24LunarPartial
1948Nov 1SolarPartial
1949Oct 22SolarPartial
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