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Flag for India June 3, 1947 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kolkata, West Bengal, India (Calcutta)

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Wednesday, June 4, 1947 at 12:45 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Kolkata: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Jun 3, 1947 at 10:20 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jun 4, 1947 at 12:45 AM

Ended: Wed, Jun 4, 1947 at 3:09 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 49 minutes


June 3, 1947 – June 4, 1947 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kolkata

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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
12:27 AM Jun 412:45 AM Jun 41:02 AM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Kolkata on Wednesday, June 4, 1947

EventTime in KolkataDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 3 at 10:20:47 PM159°South-southeast40.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 12:27:53 AM197°South-southwest41.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 12:45:13 AM202°South-southwest40.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 1:02:29 AM207°South-southwest38.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 3:09:41 AM232°Southwest20.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Kolkata (IST – India Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Kolkata

Eclipse Visibility from KolkataVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 24LunarPenumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
1941Sep 5 / Sep 6LunarPartial
1941Sep 21SolarPartial
1942Mar 3LunarTotal
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
1945Dec 19LunarPenumbral
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 8 / Dec 9LunarTotal
1947Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
1948May 9SolarPartial
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