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Flag for India March 13, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kolkata, West Bengal, India (Calcutta)

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Thursday, March 13, 1941 at 6:17 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Kolkata: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Mar 13, 1941 at 3:32 PM

Maximum: Thu, Mar 13, 1941 at 6:17 PM

Ended: Thu, Mar 13, 1941 at 8:04 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 32 minutes


March 13, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kolkata

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Kolkata. 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
6:07 PM Mar 136:17 PM Mar 136:48 PM Mar 13
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Local times for eclipse in Kolkata on Thursday, March 13, 1941

EventTime in KolkataDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 13 at 3:32:35 PM71°East-northeast34.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 13 at 4:48:52 PM80°East17.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 13 at 5:48:42 PM86°East3.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMar 13 at 6:07:41 PM88°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in KolkataMar 13 at 6:17:29 PM89°East1.9°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Kolkata would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 13 at 6:48:37 PM92°East8.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 13 at 8:04:48 PM100°East25.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Kolkata (HMT – (null)).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Kolkata

Eclipse Visibility From KolkataVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Mar 24LunarPenumbral
1940Nov 12MercuryTransit
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
1941Sep 5 / Sep 6LunarPartial
1941Sep 21SolarPartial
1942Mar 3LunarTotal
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
1945Dec 19LunarPenumbral
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 8 / Dec 9LunarTotal
1947Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
1948May 9SolarPartial
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