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Eclipse visible in Adak – May 24, 1937 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

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 May 25, 1937 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Adak on Monday, May 24, 1937

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 AdakDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 24 at 6:45 PM105°East-southeast16.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 24 at 8:48 PM128°Southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 24 at 8:51 PM128°Southeast0.3° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
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 Southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 24 at 10:56 PM154°South-southeast11.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Adak (NST - Newfoundland Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Adak

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in AdakLooks like in AdakPath of the eclipse
Mar 21 / Mar 22, 1932LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 31, 1932SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 3, 1933LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 30, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 13, 1934SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 25 / Jul 26, 1934LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 19, 1935LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 8, 1936LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 18, 1936SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4, 1936LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 27, 1936LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 24, 1937LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 17, 1937LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 2, 1937SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 13 / May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 21, 1938SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 15, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 12 / Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 20, 1941SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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