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Flag for Argentina March 2, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Monday, March 2, 1942 at 9:21 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Buenos Aires: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Mar 2, 1942 at 6:29 PM

Maximum: Mon, Mar 2, 1942 at 9:21 PM

Ended: Tue, Mar 3, 1942 at 12:13 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes


March 2, 1942 – March 3, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Buenos Aires

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Buenos Aires. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
7:31 PM Mar 29:21 PM Mar 211:11 PM Mar 2
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Local times for eclipse in Buenos Aires on Monday, March 2, 1942

EventTime in Buenos AiresDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 2 at 6:29:15 PM88°East11.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMar 2 at 7:23:56 PM81°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 2 at 7:31:40 PM80°East1.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 2 at 8:33:33 PM71°East-northeast13.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 2 at 9:21:27 PM63°East-northeast21.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 2 at 10:09:26 PM54°Northeast30.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 2 at 11:11:19 PM40°Northeast39.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 12:13:36 AM21°North-northeast46.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Buenos Aires (ARST – (null)).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Buenos Aires.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Buenos Aires

Eclipse Visibility from Buenos AiresVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 21 / Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 1SolarPartial
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1941Mar 27SolarPartial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
1942Aug 25 / Aug 26LunarTotal
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
1944Jan 25SolarPartial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
1947May 20SolarPartial
1947Jun 3LunarPenumbral
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarTotal
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
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