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Flag for Egypt June 3, 1947 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Cairo, Egypt (Al Qâhirah)

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Tuesday, June 3, 1947 at 9:15 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Cairo: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Jun 3, 1947 at 6:50 PM

Maximum: Tue, Jun 3, 1947 at 9:15 PM

Ended: Tue, Jun 3, 1947 at 11:39 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 49 minutes


June 3, 1947 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Cairo

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Cairo. 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 partialMaxEnd of partial
8:57 PM Jun 39:15 PM Jun 39:32 PM Jun 3
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Local times for eclipse in Cairo on Tuesday, June 3, 1947

EventTime in CairoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 3 at 6:50:47 PM118°East-southeast0.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
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 East-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 3 at 8:57:53 PM137°Southeast21.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJun 3 at 9:15:13 PM140°Southeast24.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 3 at 9:32:29 PM144°Southeast26.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 3 at 11:39:41 PM175°South35.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Cairo (EET – Eastern European Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

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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