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Flag for Canada October 16, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Resolute Bay, Nunavut, Canada

Max view in Resolute Bay
Wednesday, October 16, 1940 at 8:00 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Resolute Bay: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Oct 16, 1940 at 5:56 AM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 16, 1940 at 8:00 AM

Ended: Wed, Oct 16, 1940 at 10:04 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 8 minutes

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October 16, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Resolute Bay

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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 October 16, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
5:56 AM Oct 168:00 AM Oct 1610:04 AM Oct 16
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Local times for eclipse in Resolute Bay on Wednesday, October 16, 1940

EventTime in Resolute BayDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 16 at 5:56 AM178°South22.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseOct 16 at 8:00 AM211°South-southwest20.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 16 at 10:04 AM242°West-southwest15.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Resolute Bay ( – (null)).

Eclipses visible in Resolute Bay

Eclipse Visibility from Resolute BayVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
Total
1942Sep 10SolarPartial
Partial
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
Total
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
Total
1946Jun 29SolarPartial
Partial
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
Total
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948May 8SolarPartial
Total
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarTotal
Total
1949Apr 28SolarPartial
Partial
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
Total
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