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Eclipse visible in Mexico City – Mar 2, 1942 Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Mexico City.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the Mar 2 - Mar 3, 1942 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Mexico City on Monday, March 2, 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 Mexico CityDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 2 at 3:31 PM61°East-northeast41.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 2 at 4:33 PM70°East-northeast28.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMar 2 at 5:35 PM77°East-northeast15.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 2 at 6:22 PM81°East3.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMar 2 at 6:40 PM83°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Mexico CityMar 2 at 6:44 PM83°East0.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Mexico City would be around this time.
Moon near horizon, must have completely free sight or higher up than the surroundings.
Total Eclipse endsMar 2 at 7:09 PM85°East6.0° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 2 at 8:11 PM90°East20.0° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 2 at 9:13 PM96°East34.2° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Mexico City (CST - Central Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Mexico City

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Mexico City
Looks like in
Mexico City
Path of the eclipse
May 24 / May 25, 1937LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 8, 1937SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 18, 1937LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 2, 1937SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 13 / May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 7, 1938LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27 / Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 7, 1940SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 21 / Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 15 / Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 2, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 25 / Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 19 / Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 25, 1944SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 8 / Feb 9, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5 / Jul 6, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 18, 1945LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 12, 1947SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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