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Flag for Canada August 26, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Resolute Bay, Nunavut, Canada

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Wednesday, August 26, 1942 at 3:48 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Resolute Bay: 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 — Resolute Bay

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Resolute Bay. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
3:21 AM Aug 263:48 AM Aug 265:35 AM Aug 26
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Local times for eclipse in Resolute Bay on Wednesday, August 26, 1942

EventTime in Resolute BayDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 1:03:15 AM104°East-southeast8.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 2:00:54 AM118°East-southeast3.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 3:01:18 AM132°Southeast0.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 26 at 3:21:00 AM136°Southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 26 at 3:48:02 AM142°Southeast1.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Total Eclipse endsAug 26 at 4:34:40 AM153°South-southeast2.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 26 at 5:35:04 AM168°South-southeast4.0°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 26 at 6:32:50 AM181°South4.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South.
Times are local for Resolute Bay (zzz – (null)).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Resolute Bay

Eclipse Visibility From Resolute BayVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
1942Sep 10SolarPartial
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Jun 29SolarPartial
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948May 8SolarPartial
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarTotal
1949Apr 28SolarPartial
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
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