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Eclipse visible in Gaborone – Sep 5, 1941 Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Gaborone. As the central part of the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a partial lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event.

The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.

More about the Sep 5, 1941 Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Gaborone on Friday, September 5, 1941

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 GaboroneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsSep 5 at 5:29 PM100°East7.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 5 at 6:00 PM97°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsSep 5 at 7:25 PM88°East18.1° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseSep 5 at 7:47 PM85°East23.0° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 5 at 8:09 PM83°East27.8° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 5 at 10:05 PM64°East-northeast52.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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.

Times are local for Gaborone (CAT - Central Africa Time).

Other eclipses visible in Gaborone

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Gaborone
Looks like in
Gaborone
Path of the eclipse
Jan 8, 1936LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4, 1936LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 28, 1936LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 29, 1938SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 7 / Nov 8, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 1, 1940SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 2 / Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 15, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 14, 1945SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 19, 1945LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 14, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 8, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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