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October 15, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Adamstown, Pitcairn Islands

Max view in Adamstown
Tuesday, October 15, 1940 at 11:30 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Adamstown: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Oct 15, 1940 at 9:26 PM

Maximum: Tue, Oct 15, 1940 at 11:30 PM

Ended: Wed, Oct 16, 1940 at 1:34 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 8 minutes

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October 15, 1940 – October 16, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Adamstown

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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 October 16, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
9:26 PM Oct 1511:30 PM Oct 151:34 AM Oct 16
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Local times for eclipse in Adamstown on Tuesday, October 15, 1940

EventTime in AdamstownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 15 at 9:26 PM52°Northeast41.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseOct 15 at 11:30 PM12°North-northeast56.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 16 at 1:34 AM322°Northwest49.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Adamstown ( – (null)).

Eclipses visible in Adamstown

Eclipse Visibility from AdamstownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 15 / Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1941Mar 27SolarPartial
Annular
1942Aug 25LunarTotal
Total
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 8LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
Partial
1945Dec 18LunarPartial
Total
1946May 30SolarPartial
Partial
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
Annular
1947Nov 27 / Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
Partial
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 12LunarTotal
Total
1949Oct 6LunarTotal
Total
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