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Flag for Kenya September 5, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Nairobi, Kenya

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Friday, September 5, 1941 at 8:31 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Nairobi: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Sep 5, 1941 at 6:12 PM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 5, 1941 at 8:31 PM

Ended: Fri, Sep 5, 1941 at 10:51 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 39 minutes


September 5, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Nairobi

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Nairobi. 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
8:05 PM Sep 58:31 PM Sep 58:58 PM Sep 5
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Local times for eclipse in Nairobi on Friday, September 5, 1941

EventTime in NairobiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 5 at 6:12:08 PM96°East0.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 5 at 8:05:04 PM96°East26.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseSep 5 at 8:31:47 PM96°East33.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 5 at 8:58:22 PM97°East39.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 5 at 10:51:27 PM101°East-southeast67.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Nairobi (BEAUT – (null)).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Nairobi

Eclipse Visibility From NairobiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Mar 23LunarPenumbral
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1941Sep 5LunarPartial
1942Mar 3LunarTotal
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
1943Feb 20LunarPenumbral
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
1947May 20SolarPartial
1947Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1948Nov 1SolarTotal
1949Apr 13LunarTotal
1949Oct 7LunarTotal
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