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Eclipse visible in Tarawa – October 28, 1939 — Partial Lunar Eclipse
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
During this partial lunar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Tarawa. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.
The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.
Local times for eclipse in Tarawa on Saturday, October 28, 1939
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.
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.
Other eclipses visible in Tarawa
|Dates (Click link for path info)||Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in Tarawa||Looks like in Tarawa||Path of the eclipse|
|Jan 31, 1934||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Feb 14, 1934||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Jul 26 / Jul 27, 1934||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jan 20, 1935||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jul 16, 1935||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Jan 9, 1936||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jun 19, 1936||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Jul 5, 1936||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|May 25, 1937||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jun 9, 1937||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Nov 18, 1937||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 3, 1937||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|May 14, 1938||Lunar||Total||Total|
|May 4, 1939||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Oct 28, 1939||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Apr 8, 1940||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Oct 16, 1940||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Mar 13 / Mar 14, 1941||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Sep 6, 1941||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Sep 21, 1941||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Feb 5, 1943||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Feb 20, 1943||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Aug 16, 1943||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Feb 9, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 20, 1944||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Aug 4 / Aug 5, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Dec 30, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
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