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Flag for Eritrea February 20, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Asmara, Eritrea (Asmera)

Max view in Asmara
Saturday, February 20, 1943 at 6:44 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Asmara: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Feb 20, 1943 at 5:45 AM

Maximum: Sat, Feb 20, 1943 at 6:44 AM

Ended: Sat, Feb 20, 1943 at 11:30 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 45 minutes

Location

February 20, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Asmara

Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

StartMaxMoonset
5:45 AM Feb 206:44 AM Feb 206:46 AM Feb 20
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Local times for eclipse in Asmara on Saturday, February 20, 1943

EventTime in AsmaraDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 5:45 AM279°West13.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in AsmaraFeb 20 at 6:44 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 Asmara 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 6:46 AM282°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 7:03 AM283°West-northwest2.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseFeb 20 at 8:37 AM291°West-northwest25.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 20 at 10:12 AM304°Northwest45.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 20 at 11:30 AM325°Northwest58.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Asmara (EAT – Eastern Africa Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Asmara

Eclipse Visibility from AsmaraVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Sep 5LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
Total
1943Feb 20LunarPenumbral
Partial
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
Annular
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
Partial
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
Total
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
Total
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
Total
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
Total
1947May 20SolarPartial
Total
1947Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
Partial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Nov 1SolarPartial
Total
1949Apr 13LunarPartial
Total
1949Oct 7LunarTotal
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Asmara, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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