Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
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The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow does 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.
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 April 22, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse ▶ ▶▶ ❍ ↔ Local times for eclipse in Los Angeles on Sunday, April 21, 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.
Event Time in Los Angeles Direction Altitude Looks like Comments Penumbral Eclipse begins Apr 21 at 6:31 PM 105° 2.1° The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face. Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast. Maximum Eclipse Apr 21 at 8:26 PM 123° 22.5° Moon is closest to the center of the shadow. Penumbral Eclipse ends Apr 21 at 10:20 PM 149° 38.4° The Earth's penumbra ends.
Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.
Times are local for
Los Angeles ( PST - Pacific Standard Time). Other eclipses visible in Los Angeles
Dates (Click link for path info) Eclipse Type at max Visibility in Los Angeles Looks like in Los Angeles Path of the eclipse Jan 19, 1935 Lunar Total Partial Feb 3, 1935 Solar Partial Partial Jul 15, 1935 Lunar Total Total Dec 27, 1936 Lunar Penumbral Penumbral May 24 / May 25, 1937 Lunar Penumbral Penumbral Jun 8, 1937 Solar Total Partial Nov 17 / Nov 18, 1937 Lunar Partial Partial Dec 2, 1937 Solar Annular Partial May 13 / May 14, 1938 Lunar Total Total Nov 7, 1938 Lunar Total Penumbral Nov 21, 1938 Solar Partial Partial Apr 19, 1939 Solar Annular Partial May 3, 1939 Lunar Total Penumbral Oct 27 / Oct 28, 1939 Lunar Partial Partial Apr 7, 1940 Solar Annular Partial Apr 21, 1940 Lunar Penumbral Penumbral Oct 15 / Oct 16, 1940 Lunar Penumbral Penumbral Mar 13, 1941 Lunar Partial Partial Mar 2, 1942 Lunar Total Partial Aug 25, 1942 Lunar Total Total Feb 4, 1943 Solar Total Partial Feb 19 / Feb 20, 1943 Lunar Partial Partial Feb 8 / Feb 9, 1944 Lunar Penumbral Penumbral Jul 5, 1944 Lunar Penumbral Penumbral Aug 4, 1944 Lunar Penumbral Penumbral Dec 29, 1944 Lunar Penumbral Penumbral Jun 25, 1945 Lunar Partial Penumbral Dec 18, 1945 Lunar Total Total Sun & Moon Calculators for Los Angeles