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Flag for Mexico August 25, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico

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Tuesday, August 25, 1942 at 9:48 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Mexico City: 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


August 25, 1942 – August 26, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mexico City

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Mexico City. 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

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
8:00 PM Aug 259:48 PM Aug 2511:35 PM Aug 25
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Local times for eclipse in Mexico City on Tuesday, August 25, 1942

EventTime in Mexico CityDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 7:03:15 PM103°East-southeast2.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 8:00:54 PM108°East-southeast15.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 9:01:18 PM115°East-southeast28.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseAug 25 at 9:48:02 PM122°East-southeast37.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsAug 25 at 10:34:40 PM131°Southeast46.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 25 at 11:35:04 PM149°South-southeast55.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 26 at 12:32:50 AM174°South59.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Mexico City (CST – Central Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Mexico City

Eclipse Visibility From Mexico CityVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
1940Apr 21 / Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 15 / Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1940Nov 11MercuryTransit
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
1942Mar 2LunarTotal
1942Aug 25 / Aug 26LunarTotal
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
1944Jan 25SolarPartial
1944Feb 8 / Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPenumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Dec 18LunarTotal
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarTotal
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
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