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Eclipse visible in Vancouver – Mar 2, 1942 Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Vancouver, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.

More about the Mar 2 – Mar 3, 1942 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Vancouver on Monday, March 2, 1942

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.

EventTime in VancouverDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsMar 2 at 2:31 PM21°North-northeast31.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsMar 2 at 3:33 PM37°Northeast27.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMar 2 at 4:35 PM52°Northeast20.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 2 at 5:22 PM62°East-northeast14.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMar 2 at 6:09 PM71°East-northeast7.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMar 2 at 6:58 PM80°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in VancouverMar 2 at 7:01 PM81°East0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Vancouver 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 for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 2 at 7:11 PM82°East1.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 2 at 8:13 PM94°East11.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Vancouver ( - (null)).

Other eclipses visible in Vancouver

Dates
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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Vancouver
Looks like in
Vancouver
Path of the eclipse
May 24 / May 25, 1937LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 17 / Nov 18, 1937LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 2, 1937SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 13 / May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 7, 1938LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 21, 1938SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 19, 1939SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27 / Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 7, 1940SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 21, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 15 / Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 2, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 25, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 4, 1943SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 19 / Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 8 / Feb 9, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 9, 1945SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 18, 1945LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 23, 1946SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 8, 1946LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 12, 1947SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 27 / Nov 28, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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