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Flag for USA March 13, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — San Jose, California, USA

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Thursday, March 13, 1941 at 3:55 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

San Jose: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Thu, Mar 13, 1941 at 1:39 AM

Maximum: Thu, Mar 13, 1941 at 3:55 AM

Ended: Thu, Mar 13, 1941 at 6:11 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 32 minutes


March 13, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — San Jose

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from San Jose. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
2:55 AM Mar 133:55 AM Mar 134:55 AM Mar 13
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Local times for eclipse in San Jose on Thursday, March 13, 1941

EventTime in San JoseDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 13 at 1:39:15 AM215°Southwest49.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 13 at 2:55:32 AM236°West-southwest38.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseMar 13 at 3:55:22 AM249°West-southwest27.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 13 at 4:55:17 AM259°West-southwest16.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 13 at 6:11:28 AM270°West2.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Times are local for San Jose (PST – Pacific Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in San Jose

Eclipse Visibility From San JoseVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 15 / Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1940Nov 11MercuryTransit
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
1942Mar 2LunarPartial
1942Aug 25LunarTotal
1943Feb 4SolarPartial
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
1944Feb 8 / Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 5LunarPenumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPenumbral
1945Dec 18LunarTotal
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
1947Nov 27 / Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 12LunarTotal
1949Oct 6LunarTotal
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