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Flag for Canada August 26, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Baker Lake, Nunavut, Canada

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Wednesday, August 26, 1942 at 3:48 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Baker Lake: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Aug 26, 1942 at 1:03 AM

Maximum: Wed, Aug 26, 1942 at 3:48 AM

Ended: Wed, Aug 26, 1942 at 6:32 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 30 minutes


August 26, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Baker Lake

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Baker Lake. 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

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
2:00 AM Aug 263:48 AM Aug 265:35 AM Aug 26
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Local times for eclipse in Baker Lake on Wednesday, August 26, 1942

EventTime in Baker LakeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 1:03:15 AM104°East-southeast6.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 26 at 1:59:35 AM117°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 2:00:54 AM117°East-southeast0.1°
Partial 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-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Total Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 3:01:18 AM130°Southeast5.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Maximum EclipseAug 26 at 3:48:02 AM141°Southeast8.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Total Eclipse endsAug 26 at 4:34:40 AM152°South-southeast11.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 26 at 5:35:04 AM166°South-southeast13.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 26 at 6:32:50 AM180°South14.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Baker Lake (zzz – (null)).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Baker Lake

Eclipse Visibility From Baker LakeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1940Nov 11MercuryTransit
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
1942Sep 10SolarPartial
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Jun 29SolarPartial
1946Nov 23SolarPartial
1946Dec 8LunarPenumbral
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948May 9SolarPartial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 13LunarTotal
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
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