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Flag for Australia December 29, 1944 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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Saturday, December 30, 1944 at 12:49 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Brisbane: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Dec 29, 1944 at 10:35 PM

Maximum: Sat, Dec 30, 1944 at 12:49 AM

Ended: Sat, Dec 30, 1944 at 3:02 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 27 minutes


December 29, 1944 – December 30, 1944 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Brisbane

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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

10:35 PM Dec 2912:49 AM Dec 303:02 AM Dec 30
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Local times for eclipse in Brisbane on Saturday, December 30, 1944

EventTime in BrisbaneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 29 at 10:35:46 PM20°North-northeast36.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseDec 30 at 12:49:02 AM343°North-northwest37.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 30 at 3:02:26 AM313°Northwest21.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Brisbane (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

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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