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Eclipse visible in Pretoria – August 15, 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 Pretoria. There are no other locations on Earth where the Sun appears completely covered during this event.

The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the August 15, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Pretoria on Sunday, August 15, 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 PretoriaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 15 at 7:01 PM98°East17.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 15 at 8:04 PM92°East31.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseAug 15 at 9:28 PM82°East49.7° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 15 at 10:52 PM64°East-northeast67.3° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 15 at 11:55 PM25°North-northeast77.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

Times are local for Pretoria (SAST - South Africa Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Pretoria

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in PretoriaLooks like in PretoriaPath of the eclipse
May 29, 1938SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 7 / Nov 8, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 1, 1940SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 2 / Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 15, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 14, 1945SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 19, 1945LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 14, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 8, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 20, 1947SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 3, 1947LunarPenumbralPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 18, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 1, 1948SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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