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Eclipse visible in Nukualofa – August 5, 1944 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow do not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears 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 August 4, 1944 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Nukualofa on Saturday, August 5, 1944

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 beginsAug 5 at 12:00 Midnight78°East-northeast79.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseAug 5 at 1:27 AM284°West-northwest80.0° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 5 at 2:54 AM270°West60.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

Times are local for Nukualofa (TOT - Tonga Time).

Other eclipses visible in Nukualofa

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in NukualofaLooks like in NukualofaPath of the eclipse
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
Jan 14, 1945SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 15, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 9, 1946LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 13, 1949LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 7, 1949LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 22, 1949SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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