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Flag for Mexico April 21, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico

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Sunday, April 21, 1940 at 8:25 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Mexicali: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sun, Apr 21, 1940 at 6:29 PM

Maximum: Sun, Apr 21, 1940 at 8:25 PM

Ended: Sun, Apr 21, 1940 at 10:22 PM


Duration: 3 hours, 53 minutes

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April 21, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Mexicali

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During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. 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 April 22, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
6:29 PM Apr 218:25 PM Apr 2110:22 PM Apr 21
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Local times for eclipse in Mexicali on Sunday, April 21, 1940

EventTime in MexicaliDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 21 at 6:29 PM106°East-southeast4.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Maximum EclipseApr 21 at 8:25 PM125°Southeast25.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 21 at 10:22 PM152°South-southeast40.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Mexicali (PST – Pacific Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Mexicali

Eclipse Visibility from MexicaliVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
Annular
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 15 / Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 2LunarPartial
Total
1942Aug 25LunarTotal
Total
1943Feb 4SolarPartial
Total
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 8 / Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Partial
1945Dec 18LunarTotal
Total
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
Annular
1947Nov 27 / Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
Partial
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 12LunarTotal
Total
1949Oct 6LunarTotal
Total
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