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Eclipse visible in Apia – August 15, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

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 August 15, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Apia on Sunday, August 15, 1943

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 ApiaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 15 at 5:31 AM257°West-southwest8.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in ApiaAug 15 at 6:03 AM255°West-southwest1.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Apia would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetAug 15 at 6:10 AM255°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 15 at 6:34 AM253°West-southwest6.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 15 at 7:58 AM247°West-southwest24.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 15 at 9:22 AM236°West-southwest41.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 15 at 10:25 AM223°Southwest52.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Apia ( - (null)).

Other eclipses visible in Apia

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in ApiaLooks like in ApiaPath of the eclipse
May 13 / May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 7, 1940SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 21, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 15, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 12 / Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 27, 1941SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 25, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 19, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 15, 1943LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 8, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 3 / Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 13, 1945SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 14, 1946LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 8, 1946LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 3, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 27, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 23, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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