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Eclipse visible in London – Dec 29, 1944 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.

More about the Dec 29, 1944 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in London on Friday, December 29, 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 LondonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsDec 29 at 1:38 PM10°North16.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 29 at 3:44 PM37°Northeast9.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseDec 29 at 5:04 PM53°Northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in LondonDec 29 at 5:09 PM54°Northeast0.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe 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 Northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 29 at 6:02 PM64°East-northeast6.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.

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.

Times are local for London (BST - British Summer Time).

Other eclipses visible in London

Dates
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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
London
Looks like in
London
Path of the eclipse
Apr 19, 1939SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 2 / Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 10, 1942SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 15, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 25, 1944SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 9, 1945SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 18 / Dec 19, 1945LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 14, 1946LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 8, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 3, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 18, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 13, 1949LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 28, 1949SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 7, 1949LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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