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Flag for Tajikistan March 24, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Max view in Dushanbe
Sunday, March 24, 1940 at 1:47 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Dushanbe: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sun, Mar 24, 1940 at 1:10 AM

Maximum: Sun, Mar 24, 1940 at 1:47 AM

Ended: Sun, Mar 24, 1940 at 2:25 AM


Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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March 24, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Dushanbe

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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 March 23, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
1:10 AM Mar 241:47 AM Mar 242:25 AM Mar 24
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Local times for eclipse in Dushanbe on Sunday, March 24, 1940

EventTime in DushanbeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 24 at 1:10 AM173°South48.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseMar 24 at 1:47 AM187°South47.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 24 at 2:25 AM200°South-southwest46.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Dushanbe ( – (null)).

Eclipses visible in Dushanbe

Eclipse Visibility from DushanbeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Sep 5 / Sep 6LunarPartial
Partial
1941Sep 21SolarPartial
Total
1942Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
Partial
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
Annular
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
Total
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
Total
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
Total
1946Dec 8 / Dec 9LunarTotal
Total
1947Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
Partial
1948May 9SolarPartial
Total
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Oct 7LunarPartial
Total
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