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Flag for USA March 12, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Adak, Alaska, USA

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Thursday, March 13, 1941 at 12:55 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Adak: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Mar 12, 1941 at 10:39 PM

Maximum: Thu, Mar 13, 1941 at 12:55 AM

Ended: Thu, Mar 13, 1941 at 3:11 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 32 minutes


March 12, 1941 – March 13, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Adak

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Adak. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
11:55 PM Mar 1212:55 AM Mar 131:55 AM Mar 13
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Local times for eclipse in Adak on Thursday, March 13, 1941

EventTime in AdakDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 12 at 10:39:15 PM140°Southeast32.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 12 at 11:55:32 PM161°South-southeast38.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseMar 13 at 12:55:22 AM180°South39.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 13 at 1:55:17 AM199°South-southwest37.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 13 at 3:11:28 AM220°Southwest32.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Adak (NST – Newfoundland Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Adak

Eclipse Visibility From AdakVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Oct 15LunarPenumbral
1940Nov 11MercuryTransit
1941Mar 12 / Mar 13LunarPartial
1941Sep 5LunarPenumbral
1941Sep 20SolarPartial
1943Feb 4SolarPartial
1943Feb 19LunarPartial
1944Feb 8LunarPenumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
1945Dec 18LunarPartial
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
1947Nov 27LunarPenumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
1948May 8SolarPartial
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