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Flag for Canada February 20, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Aklavik, Northwest Territories, Canada

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Saturday, February 20, 1943 at 5:38 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Aklavik: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Feb 20, 1943 at 2:45 AM

Maximum: Sat, Feb 20, 1943 at 5:38 AM

Ended: Sat, Feb 20, 1943 at 8:30 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 45 minutes

Location

February 20, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Aklavik

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Aklavik. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
4:03 AM Feb 205:38 AM Feb 207:12 AM Feb 20
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Local times for eclipse in Aklavik on Saturday, February 20, 1943

EventTime in AklavikDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 2:45 AM80°East8.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 4:03 AM98°East15.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseFeb 20 at 5:37 AM120°East-southeast22.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 20 at 7:12 AM144°Southeast29.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 20 at 8:30 AM166°South-southeast31.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Aklavik ( – (null)).

Eclipses visible in Aklavik

Eclipse Visibility from AklavikVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarPenumbral
Total
1942Aug 26LunarPartial
Total
1942Sep 10SolarPartial
Partial
1943Feb 4 / Feb 5SolarPartial
Total
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
Total
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
Total
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
Total
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
Annular
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
Partial
1948May 9SolarPartial
Total
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 13LunarTotal
Total
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
Total
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