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Flag for United Kingdom September 5, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — London, England, United Kingdom

Max view in London
Friday, September 5, 1941 at 7:34 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


London: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Sep 5, 1941 at 4:27 PM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 5, 1941 at 7:34 PM

Ended: Fri, Sep 5, 1941 at 9:06 PM


Duration: 4 hours, 39 minutes

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September 5, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — London

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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

MoonriseMaxEnd
7:31 PM Sep 57:34 PM Sep 59:06 PM Sep 5
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Local times for eclipse in London on Friday, September 5, 1941

EventTime in LondonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 5 at 4:27 PM64°East-northeast27.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 5 at 6:20 PM86°East11.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 5 at 6:46 PM91°East7.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 5 at 7:13 PM96°East2.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseSep 5 at 7:31 PM100°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in LondonSep 5 at 7:34 PM100°East0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in London would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 5 at 9:06 PM118°East-southeast13.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for London (BST – British Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in London

Eclipse Visibility from LondonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Sep 5LunarPenumbral
Partial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
Total
1942Sep 10SolarPartial
Partial
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1943Aug 15LunarPartial
Partial
1944Jan 25SolarPartial
Total
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
Total
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
Total
1946Jun 14LunarPartial
Total
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
Total
1947Jun 3LunarPenumbral
Partial
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 13LunarTotal
Total
1949Apr 28SolarPartial
Partial
1949Oct 7LunarTotal
Total
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