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Flag for Egypt March 2, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cairo, Egypt (Al Qâhirah)

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Tuesday, March 3, 1942 at 2:21 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Cairo: 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 — Cairo

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Cairo. 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 Cairo on Tuesday, March 3, 1942

EventTime in CairoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 2 at 11:29:15 PM160°South-southeast65.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 12:31:40 AM198°South-southwest65.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 1:33:33 AM226°Southwest58.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 2:21:27 AM241°West-southwest50.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 3:09:26 AM251°West-southwest41.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 3 at 4:11:19 AM260°West28.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 5:13:36 AM268°West15.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Cairo (EET – Eastern European Time).

Eclipses visible in Cairo

Eclipse Visibility from CairoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 23LunarPenumbral
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1941Sep 5LunarPartial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Jun 14LunarTotal
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
1947May 20SolarPartial
1947Jun 3LunarPartial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 13LunarTotal
1949Oct 7LunarTotal
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