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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 9:16 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 9:16 PM

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


Duration: 4 hours, 49 minutes

Location

June 3, 1947 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Cairo

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 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.

More about the June 3, 1947 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
8:57 PM Jun 39:16 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 PM118°East-southeast0.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 3 at 8:57 PM137°Southeast21.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJun 3 at 9:15 PM140°Southeast24.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 3 at 9:32 PM144°Southeast26.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 3 at 11:39 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
Penumbral
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Sep 5LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
Total
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
Annular
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Partial
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
Total
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
Total
1946Jun 14LunarTotal
Total
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
Total
1947May 20SolarPartial
Total
1947Jun 3LunarPartial
Partial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 13LunarPartial
Total
1949Oct 7LunarTotal
Total
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