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Eclipse visible in Cape Town – February 20, 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 Cape Town. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.
The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.
Local times for eclipse in Cape Town on Saturday, February 20, 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.
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Cape Town.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.
Other eclipses visible in Cape Town
|Dates (Click link for path info)||Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in Cape Town||Looks like in Cape Town||Path of the eclipse|
|May 29, 1938||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Nov 7 / Nov 8, 1938||Lunar||Total||Total|
|May 3, 1939||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Oct 28, 1939||Lunar||Partial||Penumbral|
|Mar 23, 1940||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Apr 22, 1940||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 1, 1940||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Sep 5, 1941||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Mar 2 / Mar 3, 1942||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Aug 26, 1942||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Feb 20, 1943||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Aug 15, 1943||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Feb 9, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 6, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jan 14, 1945||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Jun 25, 1945||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 19, 1945||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Jun 14, 1946||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Dec 8, 1946||Lunar||Total||Total|
|May 20, 1947||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Jun 3, 1947||Lunar||Penumbral||Partial|
|Oct 18, 1948||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Nov 1, 1948||Solar||Total||Partial|
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