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Flag for Comoros March 3, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Moroni, Comoros

Max view in Moroni
Tuesday, March 3, 1942 at 3:21 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Moroni: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Mar 3, 1942 at 12:29 AM

Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 1942 at 3:21 AM

Ended: Tue, Mar 3, 1942 at 6:13 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes

Location

March 3, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Moroni

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Moroni. 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
1:31 AM Mar 33:21 AM Mar 35:11 AM Mar 3
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Local times for eclipse in Moroni on Tuesday, March 3, 1942

EventTime in MoroniDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 12:29 AM348°North-northwest70.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 1:31 AM314°Northwest62.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 2:33 AM297°West-northwest50.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 3:21 AM290°West-northwest40.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 4:09 AM285°West-northwest29.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 3 at 5:11 AM281°West15.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 6:13 AM277°West0.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
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.
Times are local for Moroni (EAT – East Africa Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Moroni

Eclipse Visibility from MoroniVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 1SolarPartial
Total
1941Sep 5LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
Total
1943Feb 20LunarPenumbral
Partial
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
Partial
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
Annular
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jan 14SolarPartial
Annular
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
Partial
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
Total
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
Total
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
Total
1947May 20SolarPartial
Total
1947Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Nov 1SolarPartial
Total
1949Apr 13LunarPartial
Total
1949Oct 7LunarTotal
Total
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