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Flag for Zambia March 2, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Lusaka, Zambia

Max view in Lusaka
Tuesday, March 3, 1942 at 2:21 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Lusaka: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Mar 2, 1942 at 11:29 PM

Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 1942 at 2:21 AM

Ended: Tue, Mar 3, 1942 at 5:13 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes

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March 2, 1942 – March 3, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Lusaka

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Lusaka. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the March 2, 1942 – March 3, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
12:31 AM Mar 32:21 AM Mar 34:11 AM Mar 3
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Local times for eclipse in Lusaka on Tuesday, March 3, 1942

EventTime in LusakaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMar 2 at 11:29 PM26°North-northeast64.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 12:31 AM349°North66.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsMar 3 at 1:33 AM319°Northwest60.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseMar 3 at 2:21 AM304°Northwest51.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsMar 3 at 3:09 AM295°West-northwest41.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsMar 3 at 4:11 AM287°West-northwest28.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMar 3 at 5:13 AM281°West-northwest14.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Lusaka (CAT – Central Africa Time).

Eclipses visible in Lusaka

Eclipse Visibility from LusakaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 1SolarPartial
Total
1941Sep 5LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
Total
1943Feb 20LunarPenumbral
Partial
1943Aug 15LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jan 14SolarPartial
Annular
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
Partial
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
Total
1946Jun 14LunarTotal
Total
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
Total
1947May 20SolarPartial
Total
1947Jun 3LunarPartial
Partial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Nov 1SolarPartial
Total
1949Apr 13LunarTotal
Total
1949Oct 7LunarTotal
Total
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