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Flag for Saudi Arabia February 20, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Makkah, Saudi Arabia (Mecca)

Max view in Makkah
Saturday, February 20, 1943 at 6:52 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Makkah: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Feb 20, 1943 at 5:52 AM

Maximum: Sat, Feb 20, 1943 at 6:52 AM

Ended: Sat, Feb 20, 1943 at 11:37 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 45 minutes


February 20, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Makkah

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

5:52 AM Feb 206:52 AM Feb 206:56 AM Feb 20
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Local times for eclipse in Makkah on Saturday, February 20, 1943

EventTime in MakkahDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 5:52:12 AM277°West13.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in MakkahFeb 20 at 6:52:32 AM282°West-northwest0.7°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Makkah 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 West-northwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetFeb 20 at 6:56:35 AM283°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 7:10:21 AM284°West-northwest2.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseFeb 20 at 8:44:49 AM294°West-northwest23.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 20 at 10:19:21 AM309°Northwest42.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 20 at 11:37:23 AM331°North-northwest53.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Makkah (LMT – (null)).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Makkah

Eclipse Visibility from MakkahVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 23LunarPenumbral
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1941Sep 5LunarPartial
1942Mar 3LunarTotal
1942Aug 26LunarPartial
1943Feb 20LunarPenumbral
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
1947May 20SolarPartial
1947Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1948Nov 1SolarPartial
1949Apr 13LunarPartial
1949Oct 7LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Makkah, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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