Home > Sun & Moon > Eclipses > Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Flag for India March 3, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mumbai, Maharashtra, India (Bombay)

Max view in Mumbai
Tuesday, March 3, 1942 at 6:51 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Mumbai: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Mar 3, 1942 at 3:59 AM

Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 1942 at 6:51 AM

Ended: Tue, Mar 3, 1942 at 9:43 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes


March 3, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mumbai

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

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

More about the March 2, 1942 – March 3, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Add Eclipse to Calendar

Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:01 AM Mar 36:51 AM Mar 38:00 AM Mar 3
Expand for more details on eclipse events and times

Local times for eclipse in Mumbai on Tuesday, March 3, 1942

EventTime in MumbaiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 3:59 AM255°West-southwest54.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 5:01 AM263°West40.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 6:03 AM268°West26.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 6:51 AM272°West15.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 7:39 AM276°West4.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
MoonsetMar 3 at 8:00 AM277°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 3 at 8:41 AM280°West9.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 9:43 AM286°West-northwest23.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Mumbai ( – (null)).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Mumbai

Eclipse Visibility from MumbaiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 24LunarPenumbral
1941Sep 5 / Sep 6LunarPartial
1941Sep 21SolarPartial
1942Mar 3LunarTotal
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
1945Dec 19LunarPartial
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 8 / Dec 9LunarTotal
1947Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
1948May 9SolarPartial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1949Oct 7LunarPenumbral
Note: Click on the date link for details in Mumbai, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses worldwide, from 1900 to 2100