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Eclipse visible in Indianapolis – Mar 2, 1942 Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Indianapolis.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the Mar 2 – Mar 3, 1942 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Indianapolis on Monday, March 2, 1942

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 IndianapolisDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsMar 2 at 4:31 PM60°East-northeast21.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsMar 2 at 5:33 PM71°East-northeast11.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMar 2 at 6:32 PM81°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMar 2 at 6:35 PM81°East0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
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 for the best view of the eclipse.
Maximum EclipseMar 2 at 7:22 PM89°East8.6° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Total Eclipse endsMar 2 at 8:09 PM96°East17.2° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 2 at 9:11 PM107°East-southeast28.4° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 2 at 10:13 PM120°East-southeast38.9° 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 Indianapolis.

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

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

Other eclipses visible in Indianapolis

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Indianapolis
Looks like in
Indianapolis
Path of the eclipse
May 24 / May 25, 1937LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 18, 1937LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 13 / May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 7, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 19, 1939SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27 / Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 7, 1940SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 21 / Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 15 / Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 2, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 25 / Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 19 / Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 8 / Feb 9, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5 / Jul 6, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 9, 1945SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 18, 1945LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 23, 1946SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 12, 1947SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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