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Flag for Greenland August 25, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Qaanaaq, Greenland (Thule)

Max view in Qaanaaq
Wednesday, August 26, 1942 at 12:48 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Qaanaaq: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Aug 25, 1942 at 10:03 PM

Maximum: Wed, Aug 26, 1942 at 12:48 AM

Ended: Wed, Aug 26, 1942 at 3:32 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 30 minutes

Location

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

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was 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

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
11:43 PM Aug 2512:48 AM Aug 262:35 AM Aug 26
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Local times for eclipse in Qaanaaq on Wednesday, August 26, 1942

EventTime in QaanaaqDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 10:03 PM129°Southeast2.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 11:00 PM142°Southeast1.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 25 at 11:43 PM152°South-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 12:01 AM157°South-southeast0.4°
Total 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-southeast1.1°
Moon 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°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 26 at 2:35 AM193°South-southwest1.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 26 at 3:32 AM207°South-southwest0.6°
The 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.
Times are local for Qaanaaq (WGT – West Greenland Time).

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.

Eclipses visible in Qaanaaq

Eclipse Visibility from QaanaaqVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 21 / Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
1942Aug 25 / Aug 26LunarTotal
Total
1942Sep 10SolarPartial
Partial
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
Total
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
Total
1946Jun 29SolarPartial
Partial
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
Total
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948May 8 / May 9SolarPartial
Total
1948Oct 17 / Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarTotal
Total
1949Apr 28SolarPartial
Partial
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
Total
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