Feb 20, 1943 Partial Lunar Eclipse
What this lunar eclipse looks like
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Where to see the eclipse
Continents seeing at least some parts of the eclipse:
- Much of Asia
- Much of Africa
- Much of North America
- Much of South America
- Indian Ocean
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Paris, France
- Rome, Italy
- London, England, United Kingdom
- Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.
- Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.
- Algiers, Algeria
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Madrid, Spain
- Berlin, Berlin, Germany
- Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
- Caracas, Venezuela
- Brussels, Belgium
- Casablanca, Morocco
- Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
- New York, New York, U.S.A.
- Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- Budapest, Hungary
- Warsaw, Poland
- Vienna, Vienna, Austria
When the eclipse happens worldwideLunar eclipses look approximately the same all over the world and happen at the same time.
The times displayed might be a minute or two off actual times.
|Event||UTC Time||Time in Washington DC*||Visible in Washington DC|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||Feb 20 at 2:47 AM||Feb 19 at 10:47 PM||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse begins||Feb 20 at 4:05 AM||Feb 20 at 12:05 AM||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||Feb 20 at 5:38 AM||Feb 20 at 1:38 AM||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Feb 20 at 7:12 AM||Feb 20 at 3:12 AM||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Feb 20 at 8:30 AM||Feb 20 at 4:30 AM||Yes|
* The Moon is above the horizon during this eclipse, so with good weather conditions in Washington DC, the entire eclipse is visible.