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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

Location

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 PM103°East-southeast2.9°
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 PM108°East-southeast15.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 9:01 PM115°East-southeast28.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseAug 25 at 9:48 PM122°East-southeast37.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsAug 25 at 10:34 PM131°Southeast46.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 25 at 11:35 PM150°South-southeast55.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 26 at 12:32 AM175°South59.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Mexico City (CST – Central Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Mexico City

Eclipse Visibility from Mexico CityVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
Annular
1940Apr 21 / Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 15 / Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 2LunarTotal
Total
1942Aug 25 / Aug 26LunarTotal
Total
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1944Jan 25SolarPartial
Total
1944Feb 8 / Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Dec 18LunarTotal
Total
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
Annular
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
Partial
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarTotal
Total
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
Total
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