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Flag for New Zealand August 26, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Chatham Islands, Chatham Islands, New Zealand

Max view in Chatham Islands
Wednesday, August 26, 1942 at 5:29 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Chatham Islands: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Wed, Aug 26, 1942 at 1:17 PM

Maximum: Wed, Aug 26, 1942 at 5:29 PM

Ended: Wed, Aug 26, 1942 at 6:46 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 30 minutes

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August 26, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Chatham Islands

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Chatham Islands, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
5:26 PM Aug 265:29 PM Aug 265:48 PM Aug 26
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Local times for eclipse in Chatham Islands on Wednesday, August 26, 1942

EventTime in Chatham IslandsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 1:17 PM156°South-southeast32.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 2:14 PM142°Southeast27.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 3:15 PM128°Southeast20.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 26 at 4:01 PM119°East-southeast14.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsAug 26 at 4:48 PM111°East-southeast6.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 26 at 5:26 PM104°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Chatham IslandsAug 26 at 5:29 PM103°East-southeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Chatham Islands 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-southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 26 at 5:48 PM100°East3.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 26 at 6:46 PM91°East13.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Chatham Islands ( – (null)).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Chatham Islands

Eclipse Visibility from Chatham IslandsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarPartial
Partial
1941Mar 28SolarPartial
Annular
1941Sep 6LunarPartial
Partial
1942Aug 26LunarPartial
Total
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1943Aug 16LunarPartial
Partial
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Aug 4 / Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jan 14SolarPartial
Annular
1945Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
1946May 31SolarPartial
Partial
1946Jun 15LunarTotal
Total
1946Dec 9LunarPenumbral
Total
1947Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Apr 23 / Apr 24LunarPartial
Partial
1949Apr 13LunarPartial
Total
1949Oct 22SolarPartial
Partial
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