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Flag for U.S.A. March 2, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — New York, New York, U.S.A.

Max view in New York
Monday, March 2, 1942 at 8:21 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


New York: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Mar 2, 1942 at 5:29 PM

Maximum: Mon, Mar 2, 1942 at 8:21 PM

Ended: Mon, Mar 2, 1942 at 11:13 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes

Location

March 2, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — New York

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in New York. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:41 PM Mar 28:21 PM Mar 210:11 PM Mar 2
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Local times for eclipse in New York on Monday, March 2, 1942

EventTime in New YorkDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 2 at 5:29 PM69°East-northeast13.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 2 at 6:31 PM79°East1.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMar 2 at 6:41 PM81°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMar 2 at 7:33 PM89°East9.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Maximum EclipseMar 2 at 8:21 PM97°East17.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 2 at 9:09 PM105°East-southeast26.2°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 2 at 10:11 PM118°East-southeast36.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 2 at 11:13 PM134°Southeast45.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for New York ( – (null)).

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

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

Eclipses visible in New York

Eclipse Visibility from New YorkVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
Annular
1940Apr 21 / Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 2LunarTotal
Total
1942Aug 25 / Aug 26LunarTotal
Total
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 8 / Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
Total
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
Total
1946Nov 23SolarPartial
Partial
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
Annular
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarTotal
Total
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
Total
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