Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.
Eclipse visible in Washington DC – 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.
The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.
Local times for eclipse in Washington DC 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.
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse is visible in Washington DC.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.Times are local for Washington DC ( - (null)).
Other eclipses visible in Washington DC
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|Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|May 25, 1937||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Nov 18, 1937||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|May 14, 1938||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Nov 7, 1938||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Apr 19, 1939||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Oct 27 / Oct 28, 1939||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Apr 7, 1940||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Apr 21 / Apr 22, 1940||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 16, 1940||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Mar 13, 1941||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Mar 2, 1942||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Aug 25 / Aug 26, 1942||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Feb 19 / Feb 20, 1943||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Feb 8 / Feb 9, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 5 / Jul 6, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 9, 1945||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Dec 18 / Dec 19, 1945||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Nov 23, 1946||Solar||Partial||Partial|
|Nov 12, 1947||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Nov 28, 1947||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
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