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Flag for Greenland March 2, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Qaanaaq, Greenland (Thule)

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Monday, March 2, 1942 at 9:21 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Qaanaaq: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Mar 2, 1942 at 6:29 PM

Maximum: Mon, Mar 2, 1942 at 9:21 PM

Ended: Tue, Mar 3, 1942 at 12:13 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes


March 2, 1942 – March 3, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Qaanaaq

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Qaanaaq. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
7:31 PM Mar 29:21 PM Mar 211:11 PM Mar 2
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Local times for eclipse in Qaanaaq on Monday, March 2, 1942

EventTime in QaanaaqDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 2 at 6:29:15 PM70°East-northeast2.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 2 at 7:31:40 PM85°East5.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 2 at 8:33:33 PM100°East8.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Maximum EclipseMar 2 at 9:21:27 PM111°East-southeast10.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 2 at 10:09:26 PM123°East-southeast13.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 2 at 11:11:19 PM138°Southeast15.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 12:13:36 AM154°South-southeast16.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Qaanaaq (WGT – West Greenland Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Qaanaaq

Eclipse Visibility From QaanaaqVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Apr 21 / Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
1942Aug 25 / Aug 26LunarTotal
1942Sep 10SolarPartial
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Jun 29SolarPartial
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948May 8 / May 9SolarPartial
1948Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarTotal
1949Apr 28SolarPartial
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
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