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Flag for USA May 24, 1937 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Fairbanks, Alaska, USA

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Monday, May 24, 1937 at 10:01 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Fairbanks: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, May 24, 1937 at 7:43 PM

Maximum: Mon, May 24, 1937 at 10:01 PM

Ended: Mon, May 24, 1937 at 11:58 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 15 minutes


May 24, 1937 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Fairbanks

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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.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

9:49 PM May 2410:01 PM May 2411:58 PM May 24
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Local times for eclipse in Fairbanks on Monday, May 24, 1937

EventTime in FairbanksDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 24 at 7:43:49 PM126°Southeast8.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 24 at 9:49:49 PM153°South-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 24 at 9:51:12 PM153°South-southeast0.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
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 South-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 24 at 11:58:32 PM182°South2.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South.
Times are local for Fairbanks (CAT – (null)).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Fairbanks.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Fairbanks

Eclipse Visibility From FairbanksVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1930Apr 12LunarPartial
1930Apr 28SolarPartial
1931Sep 11SolarPartial
1932Mar 22LunarPartial
1932Aug 31SolarPartial
1933Feb 10LunarPenumbral
1933Mar 11LunarPenumbral
1933Sep 3LunarPenumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
1934Feb 13SolarPartial
1934Jul 25 / Jul 26LunarPartial
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
1936Jan 8LunarTotal
1936Jun 18SolarPartial
1936Dec 27LunarPenumbral
1937May 24LunarPenumbral
1937Nov 17 / Nov 18LunarPartial
1937Dec 2SolarPartial
1938May 13 / May 14LunarTotal
1938Nov 21SolarPartial
1939Apr 19SolarPartial
1939May 3LunarPenumbral
1939Oct 27LunarPartial
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