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Flag for United Kingdom November 28, 1947 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — London, England, United Kingdom

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Friday, November 28, 1947 at 7:34 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

London: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Nov 28, 1947 at 6:34 AM

Maximum: Fri, Nov 28, 1947 at 7:34 AM

Ended: Fri, Nov 28, 1947 at 10:33 AM

Duration: 3 hours, 58 minutes


November 28, 1947 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — London

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared 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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

6:34 AM Nov 287:34 AM Nov 287:44 AM Nov 28
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Local times for eclipse in London on Friday, November 28, 1947

EventTime in LondonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 28 at 6:34:54 AM294°West-northwest8.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in LondonNov 28 at 7:34:46 AM305°Northwest1.0°
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.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetNov 28 at 7:44:23 AM307°Northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseNov 28 at 8:34:03 AM316°Northwest6.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 28 at 10:33:13 AM341°North-northwest14.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for London (GMT – Greenwich Mean 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
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1941Sep 5LunarPenumbral
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
1942Sep 10SolarPartial
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
1943Aug 15LunarPartial
1944Jan 25SolarPartial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Jun 14LunarPartial
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
1947Jun 3LunarPenumbral
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 13LunarTotal
1949Apr 28SolarPartial
1949Oct 7LunarTotal
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