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Flag for Tokelau October 27, 1939 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Fakaofo, Tokelau, Tokelau

Max view in Fakaofo
Friday, October 27, 1939 at 7:36 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Fakaofo: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Oct 27, 1939 at 4:43 PM

Maximum: Fri, Oct 27, 1939 at 7:36 PM

Ended: Fri, Oct 27, 1939 at 10:29 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 46 minutes

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October 27, 1939 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Fakaofo

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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 Fakaofo. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered a large portion of the Moon, so this was still a nice sight.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:16 PM Oct 277:36 PM Oct 279:18 PM Oct 27
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Local times for eclipse in Fakaofo on Friday, October 27, 1939

EventTime in FakaofoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 4:43 PM81°East22.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 27 at 5:54 PM78°East-northeast5.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 27 at 6:16 PM78°East-northeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 27 at 7:36 PM73°East-northeast18.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 27 at 9:18 PM64°East-northeast40.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 27 at 10:29 PM50°Northeast55.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Fakaofo (TKT – Tokelau Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Fakaofo

Eclipse Visibility from FakaofoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 12LunarPartial
Partial
1930Apr 28SolarPartial
Total
1930Oct 7LunarPenumbral
Partial
1930Oct 21SolarPartial
Total
1931Sep 26LunarPenumbral
Total
1932Mar 21 / Mar 22LunarPartial
Partial
1933Feb 10LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1933Sep 3LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
Partial
1934Jul 25 / Jul 26LunarPartial
Partial
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
Total
1935Jul 15LunarTotal
Total
1936Jan 8LunarPartial
Total
1936Jul 4LunarPartial
Partial
1936Dec 13SolarPartial
Annular
1937May 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1937Jun 8SolarPartial
Total
1937Nov 17LunarPartial
Partial
1937Dec 2SolarPartial
Annular
1938May 13 / May 14LunarTotal
Total
1939May 3LunarTotal
Total
1939Oct 27LunarPartial
Partial
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