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Flag for Samoa August 15, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Apia, Samoa

Max view in Apia
Sunday, August 15, 1943 at 6:03 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Apia: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sun, Aug 15, 1943 at 5:31 AM

Maximum: Sun, Aug 15, 1943 at 6:03 AM

Ended: Sun, Aug 15, 1943 at 10:25 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 54 minutes

Location

August 15, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Apia

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
5:31 AM Aug 156:03 AM Aug 156:10 AM Aug 15
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Local times for eclipse in Apia on Sunday, August 15, 1943

EventTime in ApiaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 15 at 5:31 AM257°West-southwest8.3°
The 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°
The 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
Times are local for Apia ( – (null)).

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.

Eclipses visible in Apia

Eclipse Visibility from ApiaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
Annular
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 12 / Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1941Mar 27SolarPartial
Annular
1941Sep 5LunarPartial
Partial
1942Aug 25LunarPartial
Total
1943Feb 19LunarPartial
Partial
1943Aug 15LunarPenumbral
Partial
1944Feb 8LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Aug 3 / Aug 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jan 13SolarPartial
Annular
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
Partial
1946Jun 14LunarPartial
Total
1946Dec 8LunarPartial
Total
1947Jun 3LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1947Nov 27LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 12LunarPartial
Total
1949Oct 6LunarPenumbral
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Apia, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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