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Flag for Iraq August 15, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Baghdad, Iraq (Bagdad)

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Sunday, August 15, 1943 at 10:28 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Baghdad: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sun, Aug 15, 1943 at 7:59 PM

Maximum: Sun, Aug 15, 1943 at 10:28 PM

Ended: Mon, Aug 16, 1943 at 12:56 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 57 minutes


August 15, 1943 – August 16, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Baghdad

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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 Baghdad. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered a large portion of the Moon, so this was still a nice sight.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
8:59 PM Aug 1510:28 PM Aug 1511:57 PM Aug 15
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Local times for eclipse in Baghdad on Sunday, August 15, 1943

EventTime in BaghdadDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 15 at 7:59:56 PM120°East-southeast13.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 15 at 8:59:07 PM130°Southeast23.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 15 at 10:28:20 PM150°South-southeast35.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 15 at 11:57:31 PM176°South41.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 16 at 12:56:43 AM194°South-southwest40.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Baghdad (AST – Arabia Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Baghdad

Eclipse Visibility From BaghdadVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Mar 23LunarPenumbral
1941Sep 5LunarPartial
1941Sep 21SolarPartial
1942Mar 3LunarTotal
1942Aug 26LunarPartial
1943Feb 20LunarPenumbral
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
1947Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 13LunarPartial
1949Oct 7LunarTotal
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