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Flag for Argentina August 15, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Buenos Aires, Argentina

Max view in Buenos Aires
Sunday, August 15, 1943 at 5:26 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Buenos Aires: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Aug 15, 1943 at 12:59 PM

Maximum: Sun, Aug 15, 1943 at 5:26 PM

Ended: Sun, Aug 15, 1943 at 5:56 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 57 minutes


August 15, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Buenos Aires

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

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

5:24 PM Aug 155:26 PM Aug 155:56 PM Aug 15
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Local times for eclipse in Buenos Aires on Sunday, August 15, 1943

EventTime in Buenos AiresDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 15 at 12:59 PM159°South-southeast38.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 15 at 1:59 PM144°Southeast33.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 15 at 3:28 PM125°Southeast20.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 15 at 4:57 PM111°East-southeast5.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 15 at 5:24 PM107°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Buenos AiresAug 15 at 5:26 PM107°East-southeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Buenos Aires would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 15 at 5:56 PM103°East-southeast5.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Times are local for Buenos Aires (ART – Argentina Time).

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 13LunarPenumbral
1941Mar 27SolarPartial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
1942Aug 25 / Aug 26LunarTotal
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
1943Aug 15LunarPenumbral
1944Jan 25SolarPartial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Jun 14LunarPenumbral
1947May 20SolarPartial
1947Jun 3LunarPenumbral
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarTotal
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Buenos Aires, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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