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Eclipse visible in Papeete – February 19, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Papeete. As the central part of the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a partial lunar eclipse, there are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event.

More about the February 20, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Papeete on Friday, February 19, 1943

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in PapeeteDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 19 at 4:47 PM84°East23.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 19 at 6:05 PM79°East5.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseFeb 19 at 6:26 PM77°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseFeb 19 at 7:38 PM72°East-northeast15.6° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 19 at 9:12 PM61°East-northeast35.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 19 at 10:30 PM45°Northeast50.2° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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.

Times are local for Papeete (TAHT - Tahiti Time).

Other eclipses visible in Papeete

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in PapeeteLooks like in PapeetePath of the eclipse
May 13 / May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 7, 1940SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 21, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 15 / Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 12 / Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 27, 1941SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 25, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 19, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 8, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 18, 1945LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 14, 1946LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 27 / Nov 28, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 23, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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