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Flag for Thailand March 24, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Bangkok, Thailand (Krung Thep)

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Sunday, March 24, 1940 at 2:47 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Bangkok: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Mar 24, 1940 at 2:10 AM

Maximum: Sun, Mar 24, 1940 at 2:47 AM

Ended: Sun, Mar 24, 1940 at 3:25 AM

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes


March 24, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Bangkok

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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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

2:10 AM Mar 242:47 AM Mar 243:25 AM Mar 24
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Local times for eclipse in Bangkok on Sunday, March 24, 1940

EventTime in BangkokDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 24 at 2:10:36 AM241°West-southwest57.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseMar 24 at 2:47:51 AM248°West-southwest49.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 24 at 3:25:07 AM253°West-southwest41.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Bangkok (ICT – Indochina Time).

Eclipses visible in Bangkok

Eclipse Visibility from BangkokVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 24LunarPenumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
1941Sep 5 / Sep 6LunarPartial
1941Sep 21SolarPartial
1942Mar 3LunarPartial
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29 / Dec 30LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 8 / Dec 9LunarTotal
1947Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
1948May 9SolarAnnular
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