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Flag for United Arab Emirates August 26, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Dubayy)

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Wednesday, August 26, 1942 at 5:51 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Dubai: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Aug 26, 1942 at 5:03 AM

Maximum: Wed, Aug 26, 1942 at 5:51 AM

Ended: Wed, Aug 26, 1942 at 10:32 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 30 minutes


August 26, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Dubai

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Dubai, but it could be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

5:03 AM Aug 265:51 AM Aug 265:53 AM Aug 26
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Local times for eclipse in Dubai on Wednesday, August 26, 1942

EventTime in DubaiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 5:03:15 AM252°West-southwest10.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximal Eclipse visible in DubaiAug 26 at 5:51:34 AM258°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 Dubai 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 5:53:57 AM258°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 6:00:54 AM259°West-southwest1.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsAug 26 at 7:01:18 AM265°West15.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 26 at 7:48:02 AM269°West25.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsAug 26 at 8:34:40 AM275°West35.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsAug 26 at 9:35:04 AM283°West-northwest47.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 26 at 10:32:50 AM294°West-northwest59.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Dubai (GST – Gulf Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Dubai

Eclipse Visibility From DubaiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
1941Sep 5 / Sep 6LunarPartial
1941Sep 21SolarPartial
1942Mar 3LunarTotal
1942Aug 26LunarPenumbral
1943Feb 20LunarPenumbral
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 8 / Dec 9LunarTotal
1947Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1948Nov 1SolarPartial
1949Oct 7LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Dubai, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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