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Flag for New Zealand June 4, 1947 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Chatham Islands, Chatham Islands, New Zealand

Max view in Chatham Islands
Wednesday, June 4, 1947 at 7:29 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Chatham Islands: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Jun 4, 1947 at 5:04 AM

Maximum: Wed, Jun 4, 1947 at 7:29 AM

Ended: Wed, Jun 4, 1947 at 9:53 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 49 minutes


June 4, 1947 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Chatham Islands

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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 Chatham Islands. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
7:11 AM Jun 47:29 AM Jun 47:32 AM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Chatham Islands on Wednesday, June 4, 1947

EventTime in Chatham IslandsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 5:04:35 AM261°West23.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 7:11:41 AM241°West-southwest2.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 7:29:01 AM238°West-southwest0.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
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 4 at 7:32:33 AM237°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 7:46:17 AM235°Southwest1.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 9:53:29 AM211°South-southwest17.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
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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