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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

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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 AM104°East-southeast6.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 26 at 1:59 AM117°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 2:00 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 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 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 AM152°South-southeast11.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 26 at 5:35 AM166°South-southeast13.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 26 at 6:32 AM180°South14.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Baker Lake ( – (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 visible in Baker Lake

Eclipse Visibility from Baker LakeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
Annular
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
Total
1942Sep 10SolarPartial
Partial
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
Total
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
Total
1946Jun 29SolarPartial
Partial
1946Nov 23SolarPartial
Partial
1946Dec 8LunarPenumbral
Total
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948May 9SolarPartial
Total
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 13LunarTotal
Total
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
Total
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