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Flag for Kiribati March 12, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Rawaki, Phoenix Islands, Kiribati

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Wednesday, March 12, 1941 at 11:55 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Rawaki: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Mar 12, 1941 at 9:39 PM

Maximum: Wed, Mar 12, 1941 at 11:55 PM

Ended: Thu, Mar 13, 1941 at 2:11 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 32 minutes


March 12, 1941 – March 13, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Rawaki

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

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
10:55 PM Mar 1211:55 PM Mar 1212:55 AM Mar 13
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Local times for eclipse in Rawaki on Wednesday, March 12, 1941

EventTime in RawakiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 12 at 9:39:15 PM77°East-northeast62.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 12 at 10:55:32 PM54°Northeast79.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseMar 12 at 11:55:22 PM314°Northwest81.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 13 at 12:55:17 AM285°West-northwest68.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 13 at 2:11:28 AM277°West50.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Rawaki (PHOT – Phoenix Island Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Rawaki

Eclipse Visibility From RawakiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 15LunarPenumbral
1940Nov 11MercuryTransit
1941Mar 12 / Mar 13LunarPartial
1941Sep 5LunarPenumbral
1943Feb 19LunarPartial
1944Feb 8LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 5LunarPenumbral
1944Aug 3 / Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
1946Jun 14LunarPartial
1946Dec 8LunarPartial
1947Jun 3LunarPenumbral
1947Nov 27LunarPenumbral
1948Apr 22 / Apr 23LunarPartial
1949Apr 12LunarPartial
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