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Eclipse visible in Antananarivo – March 3, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Antananarivo.

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

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

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in AntananarivoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 12:31 AM341°North-northwest61.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 1:33 AM316°Northwest54.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 2:35 AM301°West-northwest43.0° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 3:22 AM293°West-northwest33.4° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 4:09 AM287°West-northwest23.3° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 3 at 5:11 AM281°West9.6° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
MoonsetMar 3 at 5:56 AM277°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 6:13 AM276°West3.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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.

Times are local for Antananarivo (EAT - Eastern Africa Time).

Other eclipses visible in Antananarivo

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in AntananarivoLooks like in AntananarivoPath of the eclipse
Nov 7 / Nov 8, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 1, 1940SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 15 / Aug 16, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 20, 1944SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 14, 1945SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 19, 1945LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 14 / Jun 15, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 8, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 3 / Jun 4, 1947LunarPenumbralPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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