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Flag for French Polynesia May 24, 1937 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia

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Monday, May 24, 1937 at 9:51 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Papeete: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Mon, May 24, 1937 at 7:43 PM

Maximum: Mon, May 24, 1937 at 9:51 PM

Ended: Mon, May 24, 1937 at 11:58 PM


Duration: 4 hours, 15 minutes

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May 24, 1937 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Papeete

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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 May 25, 1937 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
7:43 PM May 249:51 PM May 2411:58 PM May 24
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Local times for eclipse in Papeete on Monday, May 24, 1937

EventTime in PapeeteDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 24 at 7:43 PM105°East-southeast31.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseMay 24 at 9:51 PM104°East-southeast60.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 24 at 11:58 PM179°South85.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Papeete (TAHT – Tahiti Time).

Eclipses visible in Papeete

Eclipse Visibility from PapeeteVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 12LunarPartial
Partial
1930Apr 28SolarPartial
Total
1930Oct 21SolarPartial
Total
1932Mar 22LunarPartial
Partial
1933Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1933Sep 3LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPenumbral
Partial
1934Jul 25 / Jul 26LunarPartial
Partial
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
Total
1935Jul 15LunarTotal
Total
1936Jan 8LunarPenumbral
Total
1936Jul 4LunarPenumbral
Partial
1936Dec 13SolarPartial
Annular
1936Dec 27LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1937May 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1937Jun 8SolarPartial
Total
1937Nov 17 / Nov 18LunarPartial
Partial
1937Dec 2SolarPartial
Annular
1938May 13 / May 14LunarTotal
Total
1939May 3LunarTotal
Total
1939Oct 27LunarPartial
Partial
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