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Eclipse visible in Caracas – 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.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Caracas.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the Mar 2 – Mar 3, 1942 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Caracas 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.

EventTime in CaracasDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsMar 2 at 5:01 PM80°East14.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMar 2 at 6:01 PM83°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsMar 2 at 6:03 PM83°East0.3° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
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 East for the best view of the eclipse.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 2 at 7:05 PM85°East14.5° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 2 at 7:52 PM87°East25.7° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 2 at 8:39 PM89°East36.9° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 2 at 9:41 PM93°East51.8° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 2 at 10:43 PM98°East66.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Caracas (VET - Venezuelan Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Caracas

Dates
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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Caracas
Looks like in
Caracas
Path of the eclipse
May 25, 1937LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 8, 1937SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 18, 1937LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 7, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27 / Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 7, 1940SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 21 / Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 1, 1940SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 27, 1941SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 2, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 25 / Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 19 / Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 25, 1944SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 8 / Feb 9, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5 / Jul 6, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 18 / Dec 19, 1945LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 23, 1946SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 12, 1947SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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