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Eclipse visible in Qaanaaq – August 25, 1942 – August 26, 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 Qaanaaq.

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 Qaanaaq on Wednesday, August 26, 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 QaanaaqDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 10:04 PM129°Southeast2.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 11:03 PM143°Southeast0.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 25 at 11:43 PM152°South-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 12:02 AM157°South-southeast0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
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 South-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Maximum EclipseAug 26 at 12:48 AM168°South-southeast1.2° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Total Eclipse endsAug 26 at 1:34 AM179°South1.5° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 26 at 2:33 AM193°South-southwest1.4° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 26 at 3:32 AM207°South-southwest0.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
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 South-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.

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

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

Times are local for Qaanaaq (WGT - West Greenland Time).

Other eclipses visible in Qaanaaq

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in QaanaaqLooks like in QaanaaqPath of the eclipse
Nov 18, 1937LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 7, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 19, 1939SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 21 / Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 2 / Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 25 / Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 10, 1942SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 19 / Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 9, 1945SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 18 / Dec 19, 1945LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 29, 1946SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 8, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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