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Flag for Canada October 15, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

Max view in Yellowknife
Wednesday, October 16, 1940 at 1:00 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Yellowknife: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Oct 15, 1940 at 10:56 PM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 16, 1940 at 1:00 AM

Ended: Wed, Oct 16, 1940 at 3:04 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 8 minutes

Location

October 15, 1940 – October 16, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Yellowknife

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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
10:56 PM Oct 151:00 AM Oct 163:04 AM Oct 16
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Local times for eclipse in Yellowknife on Wednesday, October 16, 1940

EventTime in YellowknifeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 15 at 10:56 PM155°South-southeast32.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseOct 16 at 1:00 AM191°South34.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 16 at 3:04 AM226°Southwest27.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Yellowknife (MST – Mountain Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Yellowknife

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