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Flag for Congo Dem. Rep. March 2, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Lubumbashi, Congo Dem. Rep.

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Tuesday, March 3, 1942 at 2:21 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Lubumbashi: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Mar 2, 1942 at 11:29 PM

Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 1942 at 2:21 AM

Ended: Tue, Mar 3, 1942 at 5:13 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes


March 2, 1942 – March 3, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Lubumbashi

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Lubumbashi. 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
12:31 AM Mar 32:21 AM Mar 34:11 AM Mar 3
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Local times for eclipse in Lubumbashi on Tuesday, March 3, 1942

EventTime in LubumbashiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 2 at 11:29:15 PM32°North-northeast67.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 12:31:40 AM350°North70.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 1:33:33 AM315°Northwest63.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 2:21:27 AM301°West-northwest54.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 3:09:26 AM292°West-northwest44.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 3 at 4:11:19 AM285°West-northwest30.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 5:13:36 AM281°West15.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Lubumbashi (CAT – Central Africa Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Lubumbashi

Eclipse Visibility From LubumbashiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Mar 23LunarPenumbral
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 1SolarPartial
1941Sep 5LunarPartial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
1943Aug 15LunarPartial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Jun 14LunarTotal
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
1947May 20SolarPartial
1947Jun 3LunarPartial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1948Nov 1SolarPartial
1949Apr 13LunarTotal
1949Oct 7LunarTotal
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