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Eclipse visible in Victoria – 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 Victoria, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

More about the August 26, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Victoria 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 VictoriaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 5:04 AM260°West16.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 6:03 AM259°West3.0° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Maximal Eclipse visible in VictoriaAug 26 at 6:15 AM259°West0.5° 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 Victoria 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 for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetAug 26 at 6:18 AM259°West0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 7:02 AM258°West-southwest11.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 26 at 7:48 AM257°West-southwest21.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsAug 26 at 8:34 AM255°West-southwest32.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 26 at 9:33 AM251°West-southwest45.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 26 at 10:32 AM242°West-southwest58.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Victoria (SCT - Seychelles Time).

Other eclipses visible in Victoria

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in VictoriaLooks like in VictoriaPath of the eclipse
Nov 7 / Nov 8, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 3, 1939LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23 / Mar 24, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 1, 1940SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5 / Sep 6, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 15 / Aug 16, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse 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
Dec 19, 1945LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 14 / Jun 15, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 8 / Dec 9, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 3 / Jun 4, 1947LunarPenumbralPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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