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Eclipse visible in Apia – Jun 3, 1947 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow do not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears 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 Jun 3, 1947 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Apia on Tuesday, June 3, 1947

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 beginsJun 3 at 5:23 AM249°West-southwest10.2° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in ApiaJun 3 at 6:10 AM247°West-southwest0.4° 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.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJun 3 at 6:13 AM246°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 3 at 7:16 AM242°West-southwest13.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 3 at 10:09 AM216°Southwest44.8° 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

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Apia
Looks like in
Apia
Path of the eclipse
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
Apr 12, 1949LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 6, 1949LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 25, 1950LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 7, 1951SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 22 / Mar 23, 1951LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 14 / Sep 15, 1951LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 5, 1952LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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