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Flag for USA February 19, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Adak, Alaska, USA

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Friday, February 19, 1943 at 7:37 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Adak: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Feb 19, 1943 at 4:45 PM

Maximum: Fri, Feb 19, 1943 at 7:37 PM

Ended: Fri, Feb 19, 1943 at 10:30 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 45 minutes


February 19, 1943 — 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
7:00 PM Feb 197:37 PM Feb 199:12 PM Feb 19
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Local times for eclipse in Adak on Friday, February 19, 1943

EventTime in AdakDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 19 at 4:45:20 PM43°Northeast17.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 19 at 6:03:29 PM60°East-northeast8.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseFeb 19 at 7:00:29 PM71°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseFeb 19 at 7:37:57 PM78°East-northeast4.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 19 at 9:12:29 PM96°East18.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 19 at 10:30:31 PM113°East-southeast30.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Adak (NWT – (null)).

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
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