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Flag for Greece June 3, 1947 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Athens, Greece

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Tuesday, June 3, 1947 at 9:15 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Athens: 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 — Athens

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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 Athens. 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 Athens on Tuesday, June 3, 1947

EventTime in AthensDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 3 at 6:50:47 PM113°East-southeast8.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 3 at 7:38:16 PM120°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 3 at 8:57:53 PM133°Southeast11.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJun 3 at 9:15:13 PM136°Southeast13.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 3 at 9:32:29 PM139°Southeast16.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 3 at 11:39:41 PM168°South-southeast26.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Athens (EET – Eastern European Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Athens

Eclipse Visibility From AthensVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Mar 23LunarPenumbral
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1941Sep 5LunarPartial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
1942Sep 10SolarPartial
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
1943Aug 15LunarPartial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Jun 14LunarTotal
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
1947Jun 3LunarPartial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 13LunarTotal
1949Apr 28SolarPartial
1949Oct 7LunarTotal
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