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Eclipse visible in Beijing – Mar 3, 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 Beijing, 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 Beijing on Tuesday, March 3, 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 BeijingDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsMar 3 at 5:31 AM268°West13.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsMar 3 at 6:33 AM277°West1.9° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in BeijingMar 3 at 6:42 AM279°West0.4° 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 Beijing 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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetMar 3 at 6:45 AM279°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 7:35 AM287°West-northwest9.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 8:22 AM295°West-northwest17.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 9:09 AM304°West-northwest25.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 3 at 10:11 AM317°Northwest34.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 11:13 AM334°North-northwest40.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Beijing (CST - China Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Beijing

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Beijing
Looks like in
Beijing
Path of the eclipse
Nov 18, 1937LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 14, 1938LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 8, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3 / May 4, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 24, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 6, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 21, 1941SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 20, 1944SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29 / Dec 30, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25 / Jun 26, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 14 / Jun 15, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 8 / Dec 9, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 1947LunarPenumbralPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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