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Eclipse visible in Rarotonga – October 27, 1939 — Partial Lunar Eclipse
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
During this partial lunar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Rarotonga. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.
The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.
Local times for eclipse in Rarotonga on Friday, October 27, 1939
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.
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Rarotonga.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.
Other eclipses visible in Rarotonga
|Dates (Click link for path info)||Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in Rarotonga||Looks like in Rarotonga||Path of the eclipse|
|Jan 30, 1934||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jul 25 / Jul 26, 1934||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jan 19, 1935||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jul 15, 1935||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jan 8, 1936||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Jul 4, 1936||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 13, 1936||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Dec 27, 1936||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|May 24, 1937||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jun 8, 1937||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Nov 17, 1937||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 2, 1937||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|May 13 / May 14, 1938||Lunar||Total||Total|
|May 3, 1939||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Oct 27, 1939||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Apr 7, 1940||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Apr 21, 1940||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 15, 1940||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Mar 12 / Mar 13, 1941||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Mar 27, 1941||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Sep 5, 1941||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Aug 25, 1942||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Feb 19, 1943||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Feb 8, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 5, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Aug 4, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Dec 29, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
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