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Flag for Russia August 26, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Moscow, Russia (Moskva)

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Wednesday, August 26, 1942 at 5:16 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Moscow: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Aug 26, 1942 at 4:03 AM

Maximum: Wed, Aug 26, 1942 at 5:16 AM

Ended: Wed, Aug 26, 1942 at 9:32 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 30 minutes


August 26, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Moscow

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

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

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:00 AM Aug 265:16 AM Aug 265:20 AM Aug 26
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Local times for eclipse in Moscow on Wednesday, August 26, 1942

EventTime in MoscowDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 4:03:15 AM234°Southwest8.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 5:00:54 AM246°West-southwest2.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in MoscowAug 26 at 5:16:11 AM249°West-southwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Moscow 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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetAug 26 at 5:20:24 AM250°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 6:01:18 AM258°West-southwest5.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 26 at 6:48:02 AM267°West12.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsAug 26 at 7:34:40 AM277°West18.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 26 at 8:35:04 AM290°West-northwest25.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 26 at 9:32:50 AM303°West-northwest32.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Moscow (MSK – Moscow Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Moscow

Eclipse Visibility From MoscowVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Mar 23LunarPenumbral
1941Sep 5LunarPartial
1941Sep 21SolarPartial
1942Mar 3LunarTotal
1942Aug 26LunarPartial
1942Sep 10SolarPartial
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
1947Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 13LunarPartial
1949Apr 28SolarPartial
1949Oct 7LunarTotal
Note: Click on the date link for details in Moscow, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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