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Flag for Australia September 6, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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Saturday, September 6, 1941 at 3:46 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Brisbane: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Sep 6, 1941 at 1:27 AM

Maximum: Sat, Sep 6, 1941 at 3:46 AM

Ended: Sat, Sep 6, 1941 at 6:06 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 39 minutes


September 6, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Brisbane

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Brisbane. 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
3:20 AM Sep 63:46 AM Sep 64:13 AM Sep 6
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Local times for eclipse in Brisbane on Saturday, September 6, 1941

EventTime in BrisbaneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 6 at 1:27:08 AM305°Northwest56.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 6 at 3:20:04 AM283°West-northwest33.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseSep 6 at 3:46:47 AM279°West28.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 6 at 4:13:22 AM276°West22.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
MoonsetSep 6 at 5:59:35 AM264°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 6 at 6:06:27 AM263°West1.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Brisbane (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Brisbane

Eclipse Visibility from BrisbaneVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 24LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1941Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarPartial
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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