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Flag for Tonga October 28, 1939 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Nukualofa, Tonga

Max view in Nukualofa
Saturday, October 28, 1939 at 6:56 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Nukualofa: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Oct 28, 1939 at 4:03 PM

Maximum: Sat, Oct 28, 1939 at 6:56 PM

Ended: Sat, Oct 28, 1939 at 9:49 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 46 minutes

Location

October 28, 1939 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Nukualofa

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 Nukualofa. 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.

More about the October 28, 1939 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:04 PM Oct 286:56 PM Oct 288:38 PM Oct 28
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Local times for eclipse in Nukualofa on Saturday, October 28, 1939

EventTime in NukualofaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 4:03 PM87°East27.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 28 at 5:14 PM81°East11.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 28 at 6:04 PM77°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 28 at 6:56 PM72°East-northeast10.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 28 at 8:38 PM58°East-northeast31.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 9:49 PM44°Northeast44.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Nukualofa (TOT – Tonga Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Nukualofa

Eclipse Visibility from NukualofaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 13LunarPartial
Partial
1930Oct 8LunarPenumbral
Partial
1930Oct 22SolarPartial
Total
1931Apr 3LunarPenumbral
Total
1931Sep 27LunarPenumbral
Total
1932Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPartial
Partial
1933Feb 11LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1933Sep 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1934Jan 31LunarPartial
Partial
1934Jul 26 / Jul 27LunarPartial
Partial
1935Jan 20LunarTotal
Total
1935Jul 16LunarTotal
Total
1936Jan 9LunarPartial
Total
1936Jul 5LunarPartial
Partial
1936Dec 14SolarPartial
Annular
1937May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1937Jun 9SolarPartial
Total
1937Nov 18LunarPartial
Partial
1937Dec 3SolarPartial
Annular
1938May 14 / May 15LunarTotal
Total
1939May 4LunarTotal
Total
1939Oct 13SolarPartial
Total
1939Oct 28LunarPartial
Partial
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