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Flag for Madagascar March 3, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Antananarivo, Madagascar

Max view in Antananarivo
Tuesday, March 3, 1942 at 3:21 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Antananarivo: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Mar 3, 1942 at 12:29 AM

Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 1942 at 3:21 AM

Ended: Tue, Mar 3, 1942 at 6:13 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes


March 3, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Antananarivo

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Antananarivo. 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
1:31 AM Mar 33:21 AM Mar 35:11 AM Mar 3
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Local times for eclipse in Antananarivo on Tuesday, March 3, 1942

EventTime in AntananarivoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 12:29:15 AM342°North-northwest61.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 1:31:40 AM317°Northwest54.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 2:33:33 AM301°West-northwest43.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 3:21:27 AM293°West-northwest33.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 4:09:26 AM287°West-northwest23.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 3 at 5:11:19 AM281°West9.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
MoonsetMar 3 at 5:56:25 AM277°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 6:13:36 AM276°West3.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Antananarivo (EAT – Eastern Africa Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Antananarivo

Eclipse Visibility from AntananarivoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 23LunarPenumbral
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 1SolarPartial
1941Sep 5LunarPartial
1942Mar 3LunarTotal
1942Aug 26LunarPartial
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jan 14SolarPartial
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
1947Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1948Nov 1SolarPartial
1949Apr 13LunarPartial
1949Oct 7LunarPartial
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