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Flag for China August 4, 1944 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China

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Friday, August 4, 1944 at 8:26 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Beijing: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Aug 4, 1944 at 6:56 PM

Maximum: Fri, Aug 4, 1944 at 8:26 PM

Ended: Fri, Aug 4, 1944 at 9:56 PM

Duration: 2 hours, 59 minutes


August 4, 1944 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Beijing

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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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

7:27 PM Aug 48:26 PM Aug 49:56 PM Aug 4
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Local times for eclipse in Beijing on Friday, August 4, 1944

EventTime in BeijingDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 4 at 6:56:57 PM110°East-southeast5.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 4 at 7:27:00 PM115°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 4 at 8:26:28 PM125°Southeast9.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 4 at 9:56:01 PM142°Southeast21.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Beijing (CST – China Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Beijing

Eclipse Visibility from BeijingVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 24LunarPenumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
1941Sep 6LunarPartial
1941Sep 21SolarPartial
1942Mar 3LunarPartial
1943Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29 / Dec 30LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 8 / Dec 9LunarTotal
1947Jun 4LunarPartial
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
1948May 9SolarPartial
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