Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A.
Eclipse visible in Anchorage – Oct 15 - Oct 16, 1940 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.
During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow do not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears 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.
Local times for eclipse in Anchorage on Tuesday, October 15, 1940
Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.Anchorage ( - (null)).
Other eclipses visible in Anchorage
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|Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|Jan 19, 1935||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jul 15, 1935||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Jan 8, 1936||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jun 18, 1936||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Dec 27, 1936||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|May 24, 1937||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Nov 17 / Nov 18, 1937||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 2, 1937||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|May 13 / May 14, 1938||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Nov 21, 1938||Solar||Partial||Partial|
|Apr 19, 1939||Solar||Annular||Annular|
|May 3, 1939||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Oct 27, 1939||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Apr 21, 1940||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 15 / Oct 16, 1940||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Mar 12 / Mar 13, 1941||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Aug 25, 1942||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Feb 4, 1943||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Feb 19, 1943||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Feb 8, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Aug 4, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Dec 29, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jun 25, 1945||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Jul 9, 1945||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Dec 18, 1945||Lunar||Total||Total|
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