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Flag for U.S.A. October 15, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Fairbanks, Alaska, U.S.A.

Max view in Fairbanks
Tuesday, October 15, 1940 at 10:00 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Fairbanks: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Oct 15, 1940 at 7:56 PM

Maximum: Tue, Oct 15, 1940 at 10:00 PM

Ended: Wed, Oct 16, 1940 at 12:04 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 8 minutes

Location

October 15, 1940 – October 16, 1940 — 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.

More about the October 16, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxEnd
7:56 PM Oct 1510:00 PM Oct 1512:04 AM Oct 16
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Local times for eclipse in Fairbanks on Tuesday, October 15, 1940

EventTime in FairbanksDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 15 at 7:56 PM120°East-southeast20.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseOct 15 at 10:00 PM152°South-southeast29.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 16 at 12:04 AM187°South32.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Fairbanks ( – (null)).

Eclipses visible in Fairbanks

Eclipse Visibility from FairbanksVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 15 / Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 12 / Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1942Aug 25LunarPenumbral
Total
1943Feb 4SolarPartial
Total
1943Feb 19LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 8LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
Total
1945Dec 18LunarTotal
Total
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
Total
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
Annular
1947Nov 27 / Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
Partial
1948May 8SolarPartial
Total
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 12LunarPartial
Total
1949Oct 6LunarTotal
Total
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