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Flag for Venezuela March 2, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Caracas, Venezuela

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Monday, March 2, 1942 at 7:51 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Caracas: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Mar 2, 1942 at 4:59 PM

Maximum: Mon, Mar 2, 1942 at 7:51 PM

Ended: Mon, Mar 2, 1942 at 10:43 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes


March 2, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Caracas

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Caracas. 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
6:02 PM Mar 27:51 PM Mar 29:41 PM Mar 2
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Local times for eclipse in Caracas on Monday, March 2, 1942

EventTime in CaracasDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 2 at 4:59:15 PM79°East15.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 2 at 6:01:40 PM83°East0.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMar 2 at 6:02:09 PM83°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMar 2 at 7:03:33 PM85°East14.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 2 at 7:51:27 PM87°East25.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 2 at 8:39:26 PM89°East36.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 2 at 9:41:19 PM93°East51.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 2 at 10:43:36 PM98°East66.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Caracas (VET – Venezuelan Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Caracas

Eclipse Visibility From CaracasVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
1940Apr 21 / Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 1SolarPartial
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1940Nov 11MercuryTransit
1941Mar 13LunarPenumbral
1941Mar 27SolarPartial
1942Mar 2LunarTotal
1942Aug 25 / Aug 26LunarTotal
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
1944Jan 25SolarPartial
1944Feb 8 / Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPenumbral
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Nov 23SolarPartial
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarTotal
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Caracas, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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