Feb 20, 1943 Partial Lunar Eclipse
What this lunar eclipse looks like
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
BETA: This is a temporary animation, it would look different in real life. We hope to fix that issue soon.
Click the 'play' button to view the animation. The pause button can also be used to temporarily suspend the animation.
Where to see the eclipse
Continents seeing at least some parts of the eclipse:
- West in Asia
- Much of North America
- South America
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Unalaska, Alaska, U.S.A.
- Lihue, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Napili-Honokowai, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati
- Taiohae, Marquesas Islands, France
- Adak, Alaska, U.S.A.
- Hilo, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Wailuku, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Rarotonga, Cook Islands
- Papeete, Tahiti, France
- Anadyr, Russia
- Midway, Midway Atoll, U.S.A.
- Rawaki, Phoenix Islands, Kiribati
- Fakaofo, Tokelau, Tokelau
- Alofi, Niue
- Pago Pago, American Samoa
- Apia, Samoa
- Baker Island, U.S.A.
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 Seattle*||Visible in Seattle|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||Feb 20 at 2:47 AM||Feb 19 at 7:47 PM||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse begins||Feb 20 at 4:05 AM||Feb 19 at 9:05 PM||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||Feb 20 at 5:38 AM||Feb 19 at 10:38 PM||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Feb 20 at 7:12 AM||Feb 20 at 12:12 AM||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Feb 20 at 8:30 AM||Feb 20 at 1:30 AM||Yes|
* The Moon is over the horizon during this eclipse, so with good weather conditions in Seattle, the entire eclipse is visible.