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Flag for India December 29, 1944 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — New Delhi, Delhi, India

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Friday, December 29, 1944 at 9:19 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

New Delhi: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Dec 29, 1944 at 7:05 PM

Maximum: Fri, Dec 29, 1944 at 9:19 PM

Ended: Fri, Dec 29, 1944 at 11:32 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 27 minutes


December 29, 1944 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — New Delhi

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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

7:05 PM Dec 299:19 PM Dec 2911:32 PM Dec 29
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Local times for eclipse in New Delhi on Friday, December 29, 1944

EventTime in New DelhiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 29 at 7:05:46 PM69°East-northeast7.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Maximum EclipseDec 29 at 9:19:02 PM82°East34.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 29 at 11:32:26 PM97°East62.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for New Delhi (IST – Israel Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in New Delhi

Eclipse Visibility from New DelhiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 24LunarPenumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPenumbral
1941Sep 5 / Sep 6LunarPartial
1941Sep 21SolarPartial
1942Mar 3LunarTotal
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
1945Dec 19LunarPartial
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 8 / Dec 9LunarTotal
1947Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
1948May 9SolarPartial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1949Oct 7LunarPenumbral
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