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Flag for New Zealand April 22, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Chatham Islands, Chatham Islands, New Zealand

Max view in Chatham Islands
Monday, April 22, 1940 at 5:22 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Chatham Islands: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Apr 22, 1940 at 2:43 PM

Maximum: Mon, Apr 22, 1940 at 5:22 PM

Ended: Mon, Apr 22, 1940 at 6:36 PM

Duration: 3 hours, 53 minutes


April 22, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Chatham Islands

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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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:19 PM Apr 225:22 PM Apr 226:36 PM Apr 22
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Local times for eclipse in Chatham Islands on Monday, April 22, 1940

EventTime in Chatham IslandsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 22 at 2:43:32 PM134°Southeast24.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseApr 22 at 4:39:46 PM112°East-southeast7.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 22 at 5:19:37 PM105°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Chatham IslandsApr 22 at 5:22:34 PM105°East-southeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Chatham Islands 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 East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 22 at 6:36:04 PM93°East12.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Chatham Islands (LMT – (null)).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Chatham Islands

Eclipse Visibility from Chatham IslandsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1941Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarPartial
1941Mar 28SolarPartial
1941Sep 6LunarPartial
1942Aug 26LunarPartial
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
1943Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
1944Aug 4 / Aug 5LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 30LunarPenumbral
1945Jan 14SolarPartial
1945Jun 26LunarPartial
1946May 31SolarPartial
1946Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 9LunarPenumbral
1947Jun 4LunarPartial
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Apr 23 / Apr 24LunarPartial
1949Apr 13LunarPartial
1949Oct 22SolarPartial
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