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Flag for India March 3, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — New Delhi, Delhi, India

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Tuesday, March 3, 1942 at 6:51 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


New Delhi: 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

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March 3, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — New Delhi

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in New Delhi. 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 partialMaxMoonset
5:01 AM Mar 36:51 AM Mar 37:47 AM Mar 3
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Local times for eclipse in New Delhi on Tuesday, March 3, 1942

EventTime in New DelhiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 3:59 AM247°West-southwest47.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 5:01 AM258°West-southwest34.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 6:03 AM266°West21.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 6:51 AM271°West11.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 7:39 AM277°West1.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetMar 3 at 7:47 AM278°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 3 at 8:41 AM284°West-northwest11.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 9:43 AM292°West-northwest24.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for New Delhi ( – (null)).

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

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

Eclipses visible in New Delhi

Eclipse Visibility from New DelhiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPenumbral
Partial
1941Sep 5 / Sep 6LunarPartial
Partial
1941Sep 21SolarPartial
Total
1942Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
Partial
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
Annular
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
1945Dec 19LunarPartial
Total
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
Total
1946Dec 8 / Dec 9LunarTotal
Total
1947Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
Partial
1948May 9SolarPartial
Total
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Oct 7LunarPenumbral
Total
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