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Flag for Kiribati August 25, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Rawaki, Phoenix Islands, Kiribati

Max view in Rawaki
Tuesday, August 25, 1942 at 5:28 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Rawaki: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Aug 25, 1942 at 1:03 PM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 25, 1942 at 5:28 PM

Ended: Tue, Aug 25, 1942 at 6:32 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 30 minutes

Location

August 25, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Rawaki

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Rawaki, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
5:26 PM Aug 255:28 PM Aug 255:35 PM Aug 25
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Local times for eclipse in Rawaki on Tuesday, August 25, 1942

EventTime in RawakiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 1:03 PM120°East-southeast60.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 2:00 PM110°East-southeast48.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 3:01 PM105°East-southeast34.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 25 at 3:48 PM103°East-southeast23.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsAug 25 at 4:34 PM101°East-southeast12.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 25 at 5:26 PM100°East0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in RawakiAug 25 at 5:28 PM100°East0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Rawaki would be around this time.
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.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 25 at 5:35 PM100°East1.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 25 at 6:32 PM99°East15.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Rawaki (PHOT – Phoenix Island Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Rawaki

Eclipse Visibility from RawakiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
Annular
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 15LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 12 / Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1941Sep 5LunarPenumbral
Partial
1942Aug 25LunarPartial
Total
1943Feb 19LunarPartial
Partial
1943Aug 15LunarPenumbral
Partial
1944Feb 8LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Aug 3 / Aug 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
Partial
1946Jun 14LunarPartial
Total
1946Dec 8LunarPartial
Total
1947Jun 3LunarPenumbral
Partial
1947Nov 27LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Apr 22 / Apr 23LunarPenumbral
Partial
1949Apr 12LunarPartial
Total
1949Oct 6LunarPenumbral
Total
Note: Click on the date link for details in Rawaki, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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