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Flag for U.S.A. October 16, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — New York, New York, U.S.A.

Max view in New York
Wednesday, October 16, 1940 at 3:00 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


New York: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Oct 16, 1940 at 12:56 AM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 16, 1940 at 3:00 AM

Ended: Wed, Oct 16, 1940 at 5:04 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 8 minutes

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October 16, 1940 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — New York

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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
12:56 AM Oct 163:00 AM Oct 165:04 AM Oct 16
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Local times for eclipse in New York on Wednesday, October 16, 1940

EventTime in New YorkDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 16 at 12:56 AM213°South-southwest52.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseOct 16 at 3:00 AM247°West-southwest34.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 16 at 5:04 AM269°West12.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for New York (EST – Eastern Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in New York

Eclipse Visibility from New YorkVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
Annular
1940Apr 21 / Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 2LunarTotal
Total
1942Aug 25 / Aug 26LunarTotal
Total
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 8 / Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
Total
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
Total
1946Nov 23SolarPartial
Partial
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
Annular
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarTotal
Total
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
Total
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