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Eclipse visible in Jeddah – August 26, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Jeddah, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the August 26, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Jeddah on Wednesday, August 26, 1942

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in JeddahDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 4:11 AM245°West-southwest24.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 5:10 AM252°West-southwest12.6° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in JeddahAug 26 at 6:08 AM258°West-southwest0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Jeddah 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.
Total Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 6:09 AM258°West-southwest0.3° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
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 6:11 AM258°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 26 at 6:55 AM262°West10.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsAug 26 at 7:40 AM266°West20.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 26 at 8:39 AM271°West33.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 26 at 9:38 AM278°West46.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Jeddah ( - (null)).

Other eclipses visible in Jeddah

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in JeddahLooks like in JeddahPath of the eclipse
Nov 7 / Nov 8, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 15 / Aug 16, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 20, 1944SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 9, 1945SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 19, 1945LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 14 / Jun 15, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 8, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 20, 1947SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 3 / Jun 4, 1947LunarPenumbralPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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