Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Qaanaaq, Greenland
Eclipse visible in Qaanaaq – Feb 9, 1944 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.
During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow do not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears 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.
Local times for eclipse in Qaanaaq on Wednesday, February 9, 1944
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.Qaanaaq (WGT - West Greenland Time).
Other eclipses visible in Qaanaaq
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|Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|Apr 19, 1939||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Oct 28, 1939||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Apr 21 / Apr 22, 1940||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 16, 1940||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Mar 13, 1941||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Mar 2 / Mar 3, 1942||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Aug 25 / Aug 26, 1942||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Sep 10, 1942||Solar||Partial||Partial|
|Feb 19 / Feb 20, 1943||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Feb 9, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 6, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Dec 29, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 9, 1945||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Dec 18 / Dec 19, 1945||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jun 29, 1946||Solar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 8, 1946||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Nov 28, 1947||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|May 8 / May 9, 1948||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Oct 17 / Oct 18, 1948||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Apr 12 / Apr 13, 1949||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Apr 28, 1949||Solar||Partial||Partial|
|Oct 6 / Oct 7, 1949||Lunar||Total||Total|
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