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Flag for Seychelles March 23, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Victoria, Seychelles

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Saturday, March 23, 1940 at 11:47 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Victoria: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Mar 23, 1940 at 11:10 PM

Maximum: Sat, Mar 23, 1940 at 11:47 PM

Ended: Sun, Mar 24, 1940 at 12:25 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes


March 23, 1940 – March 24, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Victoria

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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.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

11:10 PM Mar 2311:47 PM Mar 2312:25 AM Mar 24
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Local times for eclipse in Victoria on Saturday, March 23, 1940

EventTime in VictoriaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 23 at 11:10:36 PM84°East71.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseMar 23 at 11:47:51 PM78°East-northeast80.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 24 at 12:25:07 AM353°North88.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Victoria (SCT – Seychelles Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Victoria

Eclipse Visibility From VictoriaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 1SolarPartial
1941Sep 5 / Sep 6LunarPartial
1942Mar 3LunarTotal
1942Aug 26LunarPartial
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 8 / Dec 9LunarTotal
1947Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1948Nov 1SolarPartial
1949Oct 7LunarPartial
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