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Flag for Seychelles December 29, 1944 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Victoria, Seychelles

Max view in Victoria
Friday, December 29, 1944 at 6:31 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Victoria: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Dec 29, 1944 at 4:35 PM

Maximum: Fri, Dec 29, 1944 at 6:31 PM

Ended: Fri, Dec 29, 1944 at 9:02 PM


Duration: 4 hours, 27 minutes

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December 29, 1944 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Victoria

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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.

More about the December 29, 1944 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd
6:28 PM Dec 296:31 PM Dec 299:02 PM Dec 29
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Local times for eclipse in Victoria on Friday, December 29, 1944

EventTime in VictoriaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 29 at 4:35 PM68°East-northeast25.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseDec 29 at 6:28 PM68°East-northeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 29 at 6:31 PM68°East-northeast0.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
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 East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 29 at 9:02 PM59°East-northeast32.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Victoria (SCT – Seychelles Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Victoria

Eclipse Visibility from VictoriaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 1SolarPartial
Total
1941Sep 5 / Sep 6LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
1942Aug 26LunarPartial
Total
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
Partial
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
Annular
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
Partial
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
Total
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
Total
1946Dec 8 / Dec 9LunarTotal
Total
1947Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
Partial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Nov 1SolarPartial
Total
1949Apr 13LunarPenumbral
Total
1949Oct 7LunarPartial
Total
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