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Flag for U.S.A. November 27, 1947 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Adak, Alaska, U.S.A.

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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

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November 27, 1947 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Adak

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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.

More about the November 28, 1947 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
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 PM89°East26.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseNov 27 at 9:34 PM114°East-southeast44.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 27 at 11:33 PM151°South-southeast57.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Adak (NST – Newfoundland Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Adak

Eclipse Visibility from AdakVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Oct 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 12 / Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1941Sep 5LunarPenumbral
Partial
1941Sep 20SolarPartial
Total
1943Feb 4SolarPartial
Total
1943Feb 19LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 8LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
Partial
1945Dec 18LunarPartial
Total
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
Total
1947Nov 27LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
Partial
1948May 8SolarPartial
Total
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