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Eclipse visible in Nukualofa – Oct 28, 1939 Partial Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Nukualofa. As the central part of the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a partial lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event.

The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the Oct 28, 1939 Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Nukualofa on Saturday, October 28, 1939

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in NukualofaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsOct 28 at 4:04 PM87°East27.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsOct 28 at 5:16 PM81°East11.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 28 at 6:04 PM77°East-northeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseOct 28 at 6:56 PM72°East-northeast10.9° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 28 at 8:37 PM59°East-northeast31.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 28 at 9:48 PM44°Northeast44.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Nukualofa ( - (null)).

Other eclipses visible in Nukualofa

Dates
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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Nukualofa
Looks like in
Nukualofa
Path of the eclipse
Jan 31, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 26 / Jul 27, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 20, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 16, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 9, 1936LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 1936LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 14, 1936SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 25, 1937LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 9, 1937SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 18, 1937LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 3, 1937SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 4, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 13, 1939SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 8, 1940SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13 / Mar 14, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 28, 1941SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 6, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 1943LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 5, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 30, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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