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Flag for Kiribati October 28, 1939 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Tarawa, Kiribati

Max view in Tarawa
Saturday, October 28, 1939 at 6:36 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Tarawa: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Oct 28, 1939 at 3:43 PM

Maximum: Sat, Oct 28, 1939 at 6:36 PM

Ended: Sat, Oct 28, 1939 at 9:29 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 46 minutes

Location

October 28, 1939 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Tarawa

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Tarawa. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered a large portion of the Moon, so this was still a nice sight.

More about the October 28, 1939 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:11 PM Oct 286:36 PM Oct 288:18 PM Oct 28
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Local times for eclipse in Tarawa on Saturday, October 28, 1939

EventTime in TarawaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 3:43 PM74°East-northeast35.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 4:54 PM77°East-northeast18.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 28 at 6:11 PM78°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 28 at 6:36 PM78°East-northeast5.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 28 at 8:18 PM76°East-northeast29.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 9:29 PM73°East-northeast46.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Tarawa (GILT – Gilbert Island Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Tarawa

Eclipse Visibility from TarawaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 13LunarPenumbral
Partial
1930Oct 8LunarPenumbral
Partial
1930Oct 22SolarPartial
Total
1931Apr 3LunarPenumbral
Total
1931Sep 27LunarPartial
Total
1932Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPartial
Partial
1932Sep 15LunarPenumbral
Partial
1933Sep 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1934Jan 31LunarPartial
Partial
1934Feb 14SolarPartial
Total
1934Jul 26 / Jul 27LunarPartial
Partial
1935Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
1935Jul 16LunarPartial
Total
1936Jan 9LunarTotal
Total
1936Jun 19SolarPartial
Total
1936Jul 5LunarPartial
Partial
1937May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1937Jun 9SolarPartial
Total
1937Nov 18LunarPartial
Partial
1937Dec 3SolarPartial
Annular
1938May 14LunarTotal
Total
1939May 4LunarTotal
Total
1939Oct 28LunarPartial
Partial
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