Feb 9, 1944 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
What this lunar eclipse looks like
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
BETA: This is a temporary animation, it would look different in real life. We hope to fix that issue soon.
Stages in eclipse
- Penumbral Eclipse just started
- Penumbral Eclipse in good progress
- Maximum Eclipse
- Penumbral Eclipse continues
- Penumbral Eclipse about to end
Click the 'play' button to view the animation. The pause button can also be used to temporarily suspend the animation.
Where to see the eclipse
Continents seeing at least some parts of the eclipse:
- Parts of Europe
- Parts of Asia
- West in Africa
- North America
- South America
Partial eclipse visible in...
- Kolkata, West Bengal, India
- Islamabad, Pakistan
- Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
- Bangkok, Thailand
- Dhaka, Bangladesh
- Antananarivo, Madagascar
- Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
- Doha, Qatar
- Manama, Bahrain
- Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
- Chatham Islands, Chatham Islands, New Zealand
- Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
- Guam (Hagåtña), Guam
- Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
- Hanoi, Vietnam
- Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
- Hong Kong, Hong Kong
- Beijing, China
- Auckland, New Zealand
- Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
When the eclipse happens worldwideLunar eclipses look approximately the same all over the world and happen at the same time.
The times displayed might be a minute or two off actual times.
|Event||UTC Time||Time in Washington DC*||Visible in Washington DC|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||Feb 9 at 3:25 AM||Feb 8 at 11:25 PM||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||Feb 9 at 5:15 AM||Feb 9 at 1:15 AM||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Feb 9 at 7:06 AM||Feb 9 at 3:06 AM||Yes|
* The Moon is over the horizon during this eclipse, so with good weather conditions in Washington DC, the entire eclipse is visible.