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Flag for Botswana September 5, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Gaborone, Botswana

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Friday, September 5, 1941 at 7:46 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Gaborone: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Sep 5, 1941 at 5:27 PM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 5, 1941 at 7:46 PM

Ended: Fri, Sep 5, 1941 at 10:06 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 39 minutes


September 5, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Gaborone

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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 Gaborone. 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
7:20 PM Sep 57:46 PM Sep 58:13 PM Sep 5
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Local times for eclipse in Gaborone on Friday, September 5, 1941

EventTime in GaboroneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 5 at 5:27:08 PM100°East7.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 5 at 6:00:52 PM97°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 5 at 7:20:04 PM89°East16.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseSep 5 at 7:46:47 PM86°East22.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 5 at 8:13:22 PM83°East28.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 5 at 10:06:27 PM64°East-northeast52.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Gaborone (CAT – Central Africa Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Gaborone

Eclipse Visibility from GaboroneVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 23LunarPenumbral
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 1SolarPartial
1941Sep 5LunarPartial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
1943Feb 20LunarPenumbral
1943Aug 15LunarPartial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
1945Jan 14SolarPartial
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Jun 14LunarTotal
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
1947May 20SolarPartial
1947Jun 3LunarPartial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1948Nov 1SolarPartial
1949Apr 13LunarTotal
1949Oct 7LunarTotal
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