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Eclipse visible in Adak – Oct 27, 1939 Partial 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 partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Adak. As the central part of the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a partial lunar eclipse, 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 Oct 28, 1939 Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Adak on Friday, October 27, 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.

EventTime in AdakDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsOct 27 at 4:44 PM63°East-northeast6.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseOct 27 at 5:25 PM71°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsOct 27 at 5:56 PM76°East-northeast4.1° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Maximum EclipseOct 27 at 7:36 PM95°East19.1° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 27 at 9:17 PM116°East-southeast33.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 27 at 10:28 PM135°Southeast42.6° 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

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Adak
Looks like in
Adak
Path of the eclipse
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
Feb 4, 1943SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 19, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 8, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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