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Flag for U.S.A. July 5, 1944 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

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Wednesday, July 5, 1944 at 9:39 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Los Angeles: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Jul 5, 1944 at 8:03 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jul 5, 1944 at 9:39 PM

Ended: Wed, Jul 5, 1944 at 11:16 PM


Duration: 3 hours, 13 minutes

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July 5, 1944 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Los Angeles

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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

StartMaxEnd
8:03 PM Jul 59:39 PM Jul 511:16 PM Jul 5
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Local times for eclipse in Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 5, 1944

EventTime in Los AngelesDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJul 5 at 8:03 PM117°East-southeast0.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximum EclipseJul 5 at 9:39 PM132°Southeast16.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJul 5 at 11:16 PM152°South-southeast28.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Los Angeles ( – (null)).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Los Angeles

Eclipse Visibility from Los AngelesVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
Annular
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 15 / Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 2LunarPartial
Total
1942Aug 25LunarTotal
Total
1943Feb 4SolarPartial
Total
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 8 / Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Partial
1945Dec 18LunarTotal
Total
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
Annular
1947Nov 27 / Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
Partial
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 12LunarTotal
Total
1949Oct 6LunarTotal
Total
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