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Flag for Canada April 21, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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Sunday, April 21, 1940 at 9:25 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Calgary: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sun, Apr 21, 1940 at 7:29 PM

Maximum: Sun, Apr 21, 1940 at 9:25 PM

Ended: Sun, Apr 21, 1940 at 11:22 PM


Duration: 3 hours, 53 minutes

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April 21, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Calgary

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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 April 22, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
7:29 PM Apr 219:25 PM Apr 2111:22 PM Apr 21
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Local times for eclipse in Calgary on Sunday, April 21, 1940

EventTime in CalgaryDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 21 at 7:29 PM108°East-southeast0.1°
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 East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Maximum EclipseApr 21 at 9:25 PM131°Southeast14.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 21 at 11:22 PM159°South-southeast24.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Calgary (MST – Mountain Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Calgary

Eclipse Visibility from CalgaryVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
Annular
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 15 / Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 2LunarPartial
Total
1942Aug 25 / Aug 26LunarTotal
Total
1943Feb 4SolarPartial
Total
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 8 / Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
Total
1945Dec 18LunarTotal
Total
1946Nov 23SolarPartial
Partial
1946Dec 8LunarPenumbral
Total
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
Annular
1947Nov 27 / Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
Partial
1948May 8SolarPartial
Total
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 12LunarTotal
Total
1949Oct 6LunarTotal
Total
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