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Flag for U.S.A. February 19, 1943 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.

Max view in Washington DC
Saturday, February 20, 1943 at 1:38 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Washington DC: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Feb 19, 1943 at 10:45 PM

Maximum: Sat, Feb 20, 1943 at 1:38 AM

Ended: Sat, Feb 20, 1943 at 4:30 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 45 minutes


February 19, 1943 – February 20, 1943 — 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.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
12:03 AM Feb 201:38 AM Feb 203:12 AM Feb 20
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Local times for eclipse in Washington DC on Saturday, February 20, 1943

EventTime in Washington DCDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsFeb 19 at 10:45 PM118°East-southeast46.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsFeb 20 at 12:03 AM143°Southeast57.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseFeb 20 at 1:37 AM188°South62.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsFeb 20 at 3:12 AM228°Southwest53.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsFeb 20 at 4:30 AM249°West-southwest40.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Washington DC ( – (null)).

Eclipses visible in Washington DC

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