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Eclipse visible in Papeete – August 25, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Papeete.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the August 26, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Papeete on Tuesday, August 25, 1942

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in PapeeteDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 3:04 PM118°East-southeast35.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 4:03 PM110°East-southeast23.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 5:02 PM104°East-southeast10.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 25 at 5:48 PM101°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 25 at 5:48 PM101°East0.1° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
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 for the best view of the eclipse.
Total Eclipse endsAug 25 at 6:34 PM98°East9.9° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 25 at 7:33 PM94°East23.4° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 25 at 8:32 PM89°East37.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Papeete (TAHT - Tahiti Time).

Other eclipses visible in Papeete

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in PapeeteLooks like in PapeetePath of the eclipse
May 24, 1937LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 8, 1937SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 17 / Nov 18, 1937LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 2, 1937SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 13 / May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 7, 1940SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 21, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 15 / Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 12 / Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 27, 1941SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 25, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 19, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 8, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 18, 1945LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 14, 1946LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 27 / Nov 28, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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