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Flag for New Zealand February 20, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Chatham Islands, Chatham Islands, New Zealand

Max view in Chatham Islands
Saturday, February 20, 1943 at 7:17 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Chatham Islands: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Feb 20, 1943 at 2:59 PM

Maximum: Sat, Feb 20, 1943 at 7:17 PM

Ended: Sat, Feb 20, 1943 at 8:44 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 45 minutes


February 20, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Chatham Islands

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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 Chatham Islands. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
7:04 PM Feb 207:17 PM Feb 207:26 PM Feb 20
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Local times for eclipse in Chatham Islands on Saturday, February 20, 1943

EventTime in Chatham IslandsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 2:59:08 PM118°East-southeast42.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 4:17:17 PM102°East-southeast29.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseFeb 20 at 5:51:45 PM85°East13.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseFeb 20 at 7:04:18 PM73°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Chatham IslandsFeb 20 at 7:17:33 PM71°East-northeast2.0°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Chatham Islands would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 20 at 7:26:17 PM70°East-northeast3.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 20 at 8:44:19 PM56°Northeast15.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Chatham Islands (LMT – (null)).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Chatham Islands

Eclipse Visibility from Chatham IslandsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1941Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarPartial
1941Mar 28SolarPartial
1941Sep 6LunarPartial
1942Aug 26LunarPartial
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
1943Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
1944Aug 4 / Aug 5LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 30LunarPenumbral
1945Jan 14SolarPartial
1945Jun 26LunarPartial
1946May 31SolarPartial
1946Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 9LunarPenumbral
1947Jun 4LunarPartial
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Apr 23 / Apr 24LunarPartial
1949Apr 13LunarPartial
1949Oct 22SolarPartial
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