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Flag for French Polynesia February 19, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia

Max view in Papeete
Friday, February 19, 1943 at 7:37 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Papeete: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Feb 19, 1943 at 4:45 PM

Maximum: Fri, Feb 19, 1943 at 7:37 PM

Ended: Fri, Feb 19, 1943 at 10:30 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 45 minutes


February 19, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Papeete

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 Papeete. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:26 PM Feb 197:37 PM Feb 199:12 PM Feb 19
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Local times for eclipse in Papeete on Friday, February 19, 1943

EventTime in PapeeteDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 19 at 4:45 PM84°East23.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 19 at 6:03 PM79°East5.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseFeb 19 at 6:26 PM77°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseFeb 19 at 7:37 PM72°East-northeast15.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 19 at 9:12 PM61°East-northeast35.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 19 at 10:30 PM44°Northeast50.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Papeete (TAHT – Tahiti Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Papeete

Eclipse Visibility from PapeeteVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 15 / Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1941Mar 12 / Mar 13LunarPartial
1941Mar 27SolarPartial
1941Sep 5LunarPenumbral
1942Aug 25LunarTotal
1943Feb 19LunarPartial
1944Feb 8LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 5LunarPenumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
1946Jun 14LunarPenumbral
1947Nov 27 / Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
1949Apr 12LunarTotal
1949Oct 6LunarPartial
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