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Eclipse visible in Kigali – September 5, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Kigali. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.

More about the September 5, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Kigali on Friday, September 5, 1941

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in KigaliDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 5 at 5:29 PM96°East6.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 5 at 5:54 PM96°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 5 at 7:25 PM96°East21.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseSep 5 at 7:47 PM96°East26.9° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 5 at 8:09 PM96°East32.3° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 5 at 10:05 PM98°East60.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Kigali (CAT - Central Africa Time).

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Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in KigaliLooks like in KigaliPath of the eclipse
Jan 8, 1936LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4, 1936LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 28, 1936LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 7 / Nov 8, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 1, 1940SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 2 / Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 15, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 20, 1944SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 19, 1945LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 14, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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