Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in San Francisco, 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 do 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco Direction Altitude Looks like Comments Penumbral Eclipse begins Apr 21 at 6:31 PM 103° 1.3° below Not directly visible Below horizon Moonrise Apr 21 at 6:41 PM 104° 0.0° below Not directly visible Below horizon Maximum Eclipse Apr 21 at 8:26 PM 121° 17.7° Moon is closest to the center of the shadow. Penumbral Eclipse ends Apr 21 at 10:20 PM 146° 33.4° The Earth's penumbra ends.
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in San Francisco.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.
Times are local for
San Francisco ( PST - Pacific Standard Time). Other eclipses visible in San Francisco
Dates (Click link for path info) Eclipse Type at max Visibility in San Francisco Looks like in San Francisco Path of the eclipse Jan 19, 1935 Lunar Total Total Feb 3, 1935 Solar Partial Partial Jul 15, 1935 Lunar Total Total Jan 8, 1936 Lunar Total Penumbral 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 San Francisco