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Flag for USA September 5, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Adak, Alaska, USA

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Friday, September 5, 1941 at 6:06 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Adak: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Sep 5, 1941 at 4:27 AM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 5, 1941 at 6:06 AM

Ended: Fri, Sep 5, 1941 at 9:06 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 39 minutes


September 5, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Adak

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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

4:27 AM Sep 56:06 AM Sep 56:09 AM Sep 5
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Local times for eclipse in Adak on Friday, September 5, 1941

EventTime in AdakDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 5 at 4:27:08 AM239°West-southwest13.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in AdakSep 5 at 6:06:17 AM259°West0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Adak 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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetSep 5 at 6:09:50 AM260°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 5 at 6:20:04 AM262°West1.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseSep 5 at 6:46:47 AM267°West6.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsSep 5 at 7:13:22 AM272°West9.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 5 at 9:06:27 AM295°West-northwest25.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Adak (NST – Newfoundland Standard Time).

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.

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
Note: Click on the date link for details in Adak, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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