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Eclipse visible in Apia – February 19, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Moon covers only parts of the Sun, as seen from Apia. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

More about the February 20, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Apia on Friday, February 19, 1943

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 ApiaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 19 at 3:17 PM86°East43.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 19 at 4:35 PM83°East25.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseFeb 19 at 6:08 PM79°East-northeast2.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseFeb 19 at 6:24 PM78°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in ApiaFeb 19 at 6:27 PM78°East-northeast0.4° 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 Apia would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 19 at 7:42 PM73°East-northeast17.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 19 at 9:00 PM65°East-northeast34.5° 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 Apia.

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

Times are local for Apia ( - (null)).

Other eclipses visible in Apia

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in ApiaLooks like in ApiaPath of the eclipse
May 13 / May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 7, 1940SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 21, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 15, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 12 / Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 27, 1941SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 25, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 19, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 15, 1943LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 8, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 3 / Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 13, 1945SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 14, 1946LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 8, 1946LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 3, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 27, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 23, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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