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Flag for French Polynesia March 12, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia

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Thursday, March 13, 1941 at 1:55 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Papeete: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Mar 12, 1941 at 11:39 PM

Maximum: Thu, Mar 13, 1941 at 1:55 AM

Ended: Thu, Mar 13, 1941 at 4:11 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 32 minutes


March 12, 1941 – March 13, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Papeete

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Papeete. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
12:55 AM Mar 131:55 AM Mar 132:55 AM Mar 13
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Local times for eclipse in Papeete on Thursday, March 13, 1941

EventTime in PapeeteDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 12 at 11:39:15 PM16°North-northeast68.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 13 at 12:55:32 AM327°North-northwest66.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseMar 13 at 1:55:22 AM304°West-northwest56.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 13 at 2:55:17 AM291°West-northwest43.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 13 at 4:11:28 AM282°West-northwest27.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Papeete (TAHT – Tahiti Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Papeete

Eclipse Visibility From PapeeteVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 15 / Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1940Nov 11MercuryTransit
1941Mar 12 / Mar 13LunarPartial
1941Mar 27SolarPartial
1941Sep 5LunarPenumbral
1942Aug 25LunarTotal
1943Feb 19LunarPartial
1944Feb 8LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 5LunarPenumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
1946Jun 14LunarPenumbral
1947Nov 27 / Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
1949Apr 12LunarTotal
1949Oct 6LunarPartial
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