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Eclipse visible in Rawaki – Aug 15, 1943 Partial 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.

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.

More about the Aug 15, 1943 Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Rawaki on Sunday, August 15, 1943

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.

EventTime in RawakiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsAug 15 at 5:01 AM255°West-southwest4.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in RawakiAug 15 at 5:22 AM255°West-southwest0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Rawaki would be around this time.
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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetAug 15 at 5:24 AM255°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsAug 15 at 6:04 AM254°West-southwest9.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 15 at 7:28 AM251°West-southwest29.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 15 at 8:52 AM244°West-southwest47.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 15 at 9:55 AM233°Southwest60.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Rawaki.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Times are local for Rawaki (PHOT - Phoenix Island Time).

Other eclipses visible in Rawaki

Dates
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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Rawaki
Looks like in
Rawaki
Path of the eclipse
May 13, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 7, 1940SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 21, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 15, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 12 / Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 25, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 19, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 15, 1943LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 8, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 3 / Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 14, 1946LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 8, 1946LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 3, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 27, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 22 / Apr 23, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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