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Eclipse visible in Beijing – Mar 24, 1940 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow do not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears 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 Mar 23, 1940 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Beijing on Sunday, March 24, 1940

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in BeijingDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsMar 24 at 3:15 AM235°Southwest30.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseMar 24 at 3:47 AM242°West-southwest25.1° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 24 at 4:20 AM248°West-southwest19.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Beijing (CST - China Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Beijing

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
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Looks like in
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Path of the eclipse
Jan 19 / Jan 20, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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Jun 19, 1936SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4 / Jul 5, 1936LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 18, 1937LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 14, 1938LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3 / May 4, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 24, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 6, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 21, 1941SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 20, 1944SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29 / Dec 30, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25 / Jun 26, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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