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Flag for Canada August 25, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada

Max view in Yellowknife
Tuesday, August 25, 1942 at 9:48 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Yellowknife: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Aug 25, 1942 at 7:03 PM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 25, 1942 at 9:48 PM

Ended: Wed, Aug 26, 1942 at 12:32 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 30 minutes

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August 25, 1942 – August 26, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Yellowknife

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Yellowknife. 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
9:05 PM Aug 259:48 PM Aug 2511:35 PM Aug 25
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Local times for eclipse in Yellowknife on Tuesday, August 25, 1942

EventTime in YellowknifeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 7:03 PM88°East14.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 8:00 PM101°East7.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 9:01 PM113°East-southeast0.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 25 at 9:05 PM114°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 25 at 9:48 PM123°East-southeast3.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Total Eclipse endsAug 25 at 10:34 PM134°Southeast7.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 25 at 11:35 PM148°South-southeast12.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 26 at 12:32 AM161°South-southeast15.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Yellowknife ( – (null)).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Yellowknife

Eclipse Visibility from YellowknifeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
Annular
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 15 / Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 2LunarTotal
Total
1942Aug 25 / Aug 26LunarTotal
Total
1943Feb 4SolarPartial
Total
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 8 / Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
Total
1945Dec 18LunarTotal
Total
1946Jun 28SolarPartial
Partial
1946Nov 23SolarPartial
Partial
1946Dec 8LunarPartial
Total
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
Annular
1947Nov 27 / Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
Partial
1948May 8SolarPartial
Total
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 12LunarTotal
Total
1949Oct 6LunarTotal
Total
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