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Flag for Canada August 4, 1944 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Aklavik, Northwest Territories, Canada

Max view in Aklavik
Friday, August 4, 1944 at 11:01 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Aklavik: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Aug 4, 1944 at 10:56 AM

Maximum: Fri, Aug 4, 1944 at 11:01 AM

Ended: Fri, Aug 4, 1944 at 1:56 PM


Duration: 2 hours, 59 minutes

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August 4, 1944 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Aklavik

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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.

More about the August 4, 1944 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
10:56 AM Aug 411:01 AM Aug 411:03 AM Aug 4
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Local times for eclipse in Aklavik on Friday, August 4, 1944

EventTime in AklavikDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 4 at 10:56 AM207°South-southwest0.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to South-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
Maximal Eclipse visible in AklavikAug 4 at 11:01 AM208°South-southwest0.0°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Aklavik would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to South-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetAug 4 at 11:03 AM208°South-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 4 at 12:26 PM227°Southwest4.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 4 at 1:56 PM246°West-southwest11.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Aklavik ( – (null)).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Aklavik

Eclipse Visibility from AklavikVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarPenumbral
Total
1942Aug 26LunarPartial
Total
1942Sep 10SolarPartial
Partial
1943Feb 4 / Feb 5SolarPartial
Total
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
Total
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
Total
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
Total
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
Annular
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
Partial
1948May 9SolarPartial
Total
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 13LunarTotal
Total
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Aklavik, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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