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Flag for South Africa September 5, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Cape Town, South Africa

Max view in Cape Town
Friday, September 5, 1941 at 7:46 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Cape Town: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Sep 5, 1941 at 5:27 PM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 5, 1941 at 7:46 PM

Ended: Fri, Sep 5, 1941 at 10:06 PM


Duration: 4 hours, 39 minutes

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September 5, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Cape Town

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Cape Town. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
7:20 PM Sep 57:46 PM Sep 58:13 PM Sep 5
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Local times for eclipse in Cape Town on Friday, September 5, 1941

EventTime in Cape TownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 5 at 5:27 PM106°East-southeast12.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 5 at 6:26 PM97°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 5 at 7:20 PM90°East10.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseSep 5 at 7:46 PM86°East15.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 5 at 8:13 PM82°East20.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 5 at 10:06 PM62°East-northeast42.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Cape Town (SAST – South Africa Standard Time).

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.

Eclipses visible in Cape Town

Eclipse Visibility from Cape TownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 1SolarPartial
Total
1941Sep 5LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
Total
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1943Aug 15LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jan 14SolarPartial
Annular
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
Partial
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
Total
1946Jun 14LunarTotal
Total
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
Total
1947May 20SolarPartial
Total
1947Jun 3LunarPartial
Partial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Nov 1SolarPartial
Total
1949Apr 13LunarTotal
Total
1949Oct 7LunarTotal
Total
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