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Flag for USA November 27, 1947 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Adak, Alaska, USA

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Thursday, November 27, 1947 at 9:34 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Adak: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Nov 27, 1947 at 7:34 PM

Maximum: Thu, Nov 27, 1947 at 9:34 PM

Ended: Thu, Nov 27, 1947 at 11:33 PM

Duration: 3 hours, 58 minutes


November 27, 1947 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Adak

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During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared 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.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

7:34 PM Nov 279:34 PM Nov 2711:33 PM Nov 27
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Local times for eclipse in Adak on Thursday, November 27, 1947

EventTime in AdakDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 27 at 7:34:54 PM89°East26.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseNov 27 at 9:34:03 PM114°East-southeast44.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 27 at 11:33:13 PM151°South-southeast57.6°
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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