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Flag for French Polynesia August 4, 1944 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia

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Friday, August 4, 1944 at 2:26 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Papeete: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Aug 4, 1944 at 12:56 AM

Maximum: Fri, Aug 4, 1944 at 2:26 AM

Ended: Fri, Aug 4, 1944 at 3:56 AM

Duration: 2 hours, 59 minutes


August 4, 1944 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Papeete

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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

12:56 AM Aug 42:26 AM Aug 43:56 AM Aug 4
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Local times for eclipse in Papeete on Friday, August 4, 1944

EventTime in PapeeteDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 4 at 12:56:57 AM263°West76.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseAug 4 at 2:26:28 AM263°West55.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 4 at 3:56:01 AM260°West35.4°
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
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 15 / Oct 16LunarPenumbral
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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