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Eclipse visible in Cape Town – October 28, 1939 — 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.
Local times for eclipse in Cape Town on Saturday, October 28, 1939
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.
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Cape Town.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.
Other eclipses visible in Cape Town
|Dates (Click link for path info)||Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in Cape Town||Looks like in Cape Town||Path of the eclipse|
|Jan 30, 1934||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Aug 10, 1934||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Jan 19, 1935||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Jul 16, 1935||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jan 8, 1936||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jul 4, 1936||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 28, 1936||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|May 29, 1938||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Nov 7 / Nov 8, 1938||Lunar||Total||Total|
|May 3, 1939||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Oct 28, 1939||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Mar 23, 1940||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Apr 22, 1940||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 1, 1940||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Sep 5, 1941||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Mar 2 / Mar 3, 1942||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Aug 26, 1942||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Feb 20, 1943||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Aug 15, 1943||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Feb 9, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 6, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
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