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Flag for U.S.A. March 13, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.

Max view in Washington DC
Thursday, March 13, 1941 at 6:17 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Washington DC: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Thu, Mar 13, 1941 at 4:39 AM

Maximum: Thu, Mar 13, 1941 at 6:17 AM

Ended: Thu, Mar 13, 1941 at 9:11 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 32 minutes

Location

March 13, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Washington DC

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Washington DC. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

More about the March 13, 1941 — Partial Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:55 AM Mar 136:17 AM Mar 136:20 AM Mar 13
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Local times for eclipse in Washington DC on Thursday, March 13, 1941

EventTime in Washington DCDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 13 at 4:39 AM257°West-southwest18.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 13 at 5:55 AM269°West4.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Washington DCMar 13 at 6:17 AM272°West0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Washington DC would be around this time.
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 West for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetMar 13 at 6:20 AM273°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMar 13 at 6:55 AM278°West7.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsMar 13 at 7:55 AM287°West-northwest18.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 13 at 9:11 AM301°West-northwest31.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Washington DC (EST – Eastern Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Washington DC

Eclipse Visibility from Washington DCVisibility 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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