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The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Funafuti. 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 October 28, 1939 — Partial Lunar Eclipse ▶ ▶▶ ❍ ↔ Local times for eclipse in Funafuti 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.
Event Time in Funafuti Direction Altitude Looks like Comments Penumbral Eclipse begins Oct 28 at 3:44 PM 81° 31.0° below Not directly visible Below horizon Partial Eclipse begins Oct 28 at 4:56 PM 79° 14.3° below Not directly visible Below horizon Moonrise Oct 28 at 5:54 PM 77° 0.0° Not directly visible Below horizon Maximum Eclipse Oct 28 at 6:36 PM 76° 9.3° Moon is closest to the center of the shadow. Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast. Partial Eclipse ends Oct 28 at 8:17 PM 69° 32.2° Partial moon eclipse ends. Penumbral Eclipse ends Oct 28 at 9:28 PM 60° 47.7° The Earth's penumbra ends.
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Funafuti.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.
Times are local for
Funafuti ( TVT - Tuvalu Time). Other eclipses visible in Funafuti
Dates (Click link for path info) Eclipse Type at max Visibility in Funafuti Looks like in Funafuti Path of the eclipse Jan 31, 1934 Lunar Partial Partial Feb 14, 1934 Solar Total Partial Jul 26 / Jul 27, 1934 Lunar Partial Partial Jan 20, 1935 Lunar Total Total Jul 16, 1935 Lunar Total Partial Jan 9, 1936 Lunar Total Partial Jul 5, 1936 Lunar Partial Partial Dec 14, 1936 Solar Annular Partial May 25, 1937 Lunar Penumbral Penumbral Jun 9, 1937 Solar Total Total Nov 18, 1937 Lunar Partial Partial Dec 3, 1937 Solar Annular Partial May 14, 1938 Lunar Total Total May 4, 1939 Lunar Total Total Oct 28, 1939 Lunar Partial Partial Apr 8, 1940 Solar Annular Partial Apr 22, 1940 Lunar Penumbral Penumbral Oct 16, 1940 Lunar Penumbral Penumbral Mar 13 / Mar 14, 1941 Lunar Partial Partial Sep 6, 1941 Lunar Partial Partial Sep 21, 1941 Solar Total Partial Aug 26, 1942 Lunar Total Penumbral Feb 20, 1943 Lunar Partial Partial Aug 16, 1943 Lunar Partial Partial Feb 9, 1944 Lunar Penumbral Penumbral Jul 6, 1944 Lunar Penumbral Penumbral Aug 4 / Aug 5, 1944 Lunar Penumbral Penumbral Dec 30, 1944 Lunar Penumbral Penumbral Sun & Moon Calculators for Funafuti