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Flag for Kiribati June 3, 1947 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Rawaki, Phoenix Islands, Kiribati

Max view in Rawaki
Tuesday, June 3, 1947 at 5:18 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Rawaki: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Jun 3, 1947 at 4:50 AM

Maximum: Tue, Jun 3, 1947 at 5:18 AM

Ended: Tue, Jun 3, 1947 at 9:39 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 49 minutes

Location

June 3, 1947 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Rawaki

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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 June 3, 1947 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
4:50 AM Jun 35:18 AM Jun 35:20 AM Jun 3
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Local times for eclipse in Rawaki on Tuesday, June 3, 1947

EventTime in RawakiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 3 at 4:50 AM247°West-southwest6.2°
The 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 RawakiJun 3 at 5:18 AM247°West-southwest0.4°
The 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.
MoonsetJun 3 at 5:20 AM247°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 3 at 6:57 AM243°West-southwest21.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 3 at 7:15 AM242°West-southwest25.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 3 at 7:32 AM241°West-southwest29.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 3 at 9:39 AM222°Southwest53.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Rawaki (PHOT – Phoenix Island Time).

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.

Eclipses visible in Rawaki

Eclipse Visibility from RawakiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
Annular
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 12 / Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1941Sep 5LunarPenumbral
Partial
1942Aug 25LunarPartial
Total
1943Feb 19LunarPartial
Partial
1943Aug 15LunarPenumbral
Partial
1944Feb 8LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Aug 3 / Aug 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
Partial
1946Jun 14LunarPartial
Total
1946Dec 8LunarPartial
Total
1947Jun 3LunarPenumbral
Partial
1947Nov 27LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Apr 22 / Apr 23LunarPenumbral
Partial
1949Apr 12LunarPartial
Total
1949Oct 6LunarPenumbral
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Rawaki, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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