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Flag for Dem. Rep. Congo February 20, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Lubumbashi, Dem. Rep. Congo

Max view in Lubumbashi
Saturday, February 20, 1943 at 6:08 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Lubumbashi: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Feb 20, 1943 at 4:45 AM

Maximum: Sat, Feb 20, 1943 at 6:08 AM

Ended: Sat, Feb 20, 1943 at 10:30 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 45 minutes


February 20, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Lubumbashi

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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 Lubumbashi. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
6:03 AM Feb 206:08 AM Feb 206:10 AM Feb 20
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Local times for eclipse in Lubumbashi on Saturday, February 20, 1943

EventTime in LubumbashiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 4:45:20 AM288°West-northwest19.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 6:03:29 AM283°West-northwest1.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Maximal Eclipse visible in LubumbashiFeb 20 at 6:08:16 AM282°West-northwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Lubumbashi 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-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetFeb 20 at 6:10:26 AM282°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseFeb 20 at 7:37:57 AM278°West20.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 20 at 9:12:29 AM275°West43.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 20 at 10:30:31 AM272°West61.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Lubumbashi (CAT – Central Africa Time).

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

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

Eclipses 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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