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Flag for Tonga June 4, 1947 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Nukualofa, Tonga

Max view in Nukualofa
Wednesday, June 4, 1947 at 7:03 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Nukualofa: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Jun 4, 1947 at 5:50 AM

Maximum: Wed, Jun 4, 1947 at 7:03 AM

Ended: Wed, Jun 4, 1947 at 10:39 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 49 minutes


June 4, 1947 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Nukualofa

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:50 AM Jun 47:03 AM Jun 47:12 AM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Nukualofa on Wednesday, June 4, 1947

EventTime in NukualofaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 5:50:47 AM252°West-southwest16.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in NukualofaJun 4 at 7:03:23 AM246°West-southwest1.5°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Nukualofa would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetJun 4 at 7:12:00 AM245°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 7:57:53 AM241°West-southwest9.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 8:15:13 AM239°West-southwest13.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 8:32:29 AM237°West-southwest16.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 10:39:41 AM216°Southwest37.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
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
1940Apr 8SolarPartial
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1941Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarPartial
1941Mar 28SolarPartial
1941Sep 6LunarPartial
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
1943Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
1944Aug 4 / Aug 5LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 30LunarPenumbral
1945Jan 14SolarPartial
1945Jun 26LunarPartial
1946Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 9LunarPartial
1947Jun 4LunarPenumbral
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Apr 24LunarPartial
1949Apr 13LunarPartial
1949Oct 22SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Nukualofa, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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