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Flag for Pitcairn Islands October 27, 1939 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Adamstown, Pitcairn Islands

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Friday, October 27, 1939 at 10:06 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Adamstown: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Oct 27, 1939 at 7:13 PM

Maximum: Fri, Oct 27, 1939 at 10:06 PM

Ended: Sat, Oct 28, 1939 at 12:59 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 46 minutes


October 27, 1939 – October 28, 1939 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Adamstown

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Adamstown. 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.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
8:24 PM Oct 2710:06 PM Oct 2711:48 PM Oct 27
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Local times for eclipse in Adamstown on Friday, October 27, 1939

EventTime in AdamstownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 7:13:13 PM70°East-northeast12.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 8:24:40 PM60°East-northeast26.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseOct 27 at 10:06:17 PM38°Northeast43.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 27 at 11:48:02 PMNorth51.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 12:59:21 AM338°North-northwest48.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Adamstown (PNT – (null)).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Adamstown

Eclipse Visibility From AdamstownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1930Apr 12LunarPartial
1930Oct 21SolarPartial
1932Mar 22LunarPartial
1933Feb 10LunarPenumbral
1933Mar 11LunarPenumbral
1933Sep 3LunarPenumbral
1934Jul 26LunarPartial
1935Jan 19LunarPartial
1935Jul 15LunarTotal
1936Dec 13SolarPartial
1936Dec 27LunarPenumbral
1937May 24 / May 25LunarPenumbral
1937Jun 8SolarPartial
1937Nov 17 / Nov 18LunarPartial
1938May 13 / May 14LunarTotal
1939May 3LunarTotal
1939Oct 27 / Oct 28LunarPartial
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