Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Nukualofa, Tonga
Eclipse visible in Nukualofa – Jun 4, 1947 Penumbral 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 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.
Local times for eclipse in Nukualofa on Wednesday, June 4, 1947
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.
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.Times are local for Nukualofa ( - (null)).
Other eclipses visible in Nukualofa
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|Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|Aug 26, 1942||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Feb 20, 1943||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Aug 16, 1943||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Feb 9, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 6, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Aug 5, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Dec 30, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jan 14, 1945||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Jun 26, 1945||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Jun 15, 1946||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Dec 9, 1946||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Jun 4, 1947||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Nov 28, 1947||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Apr 24, 1948||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Apr 13, 1949||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Oct 7, 1949||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Oct 22, 1949||Solar||Partial||Partial|
|Sep 26, 1950||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Mar 8, 1951||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Mar 23 / Mar 24, 1951||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Sep 15 / Sep 16, 1951||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Aug 6, 1952||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
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