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Flag for Canada August 4, 1944 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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Friday, August 4, 1944 at 5:56 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Calgary: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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

Maximum: Fri, Aug 4, 1944 at 5:56 AM

Ended: Fri, Aug 4, 1944 at 7:56 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 59 minutes


August 4, 1944 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Calgary

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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

4:56 AM Aug 45:56 AM Aug 46:00 AM Aug 4
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Local times for eclipse in Calgary on Friday, August 4, 1944

EventTime in CalgaryDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 4 at 4:56:57 AM227°Southwest7.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in CalgaryAug 4 at 5:56:59 AM238°West-southwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Calgary 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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetAug 4 at 6:00:58 AM239°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 4 at 6:26:28 AM244°West-southwest2.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 4 at 7:56:01 AM260°West16.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Calgary (MWT – (null)).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Calgary

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