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Flag for USA August 25, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Anchorage, Alaska, USA

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Tuesday, August 25, 1942 at 8:29 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Anchorage: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Aug 25, 1942 at 4:03 PM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 25, 1942 at 8:29 PM

Ended: Tue, Aug 25, 1942 at 9:32 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 30 minutes


August 25, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Anchorage

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Anchorage, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
8:25 PM Aug 258:29 PM Aug 258:35 PM Aug 25
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Local times for eclipse in Anchorage on Tuesday, August 25, 1942

EventTime in AnchorageDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 4:03:15 PM55°Northeast30.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 5:00:54 PM69°East-northeast24.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 6:01:18 PM82°East17.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseAug 25 at 6:48:02 PM92°East11.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsAug 25 at 7:34:40 PM102°East-southeast6.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 25 at 8:25:13 PM112°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in AnchorageAug 25 at 8:29:47 PM113°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 Anchorage 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 25 at 8:35:04 PM115°East-southeast0.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 25 at 9:32:50 PM127°Southeast6.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Times are local for Anchorage (CAWT – (null)).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Anchorage

Eclipse Visibility From AnchorageVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 15 / Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1940Nov 11MercuryTransit
1941Mar 12 / Mar 13LunarPartial
1942Aug 25LunarPartial
1943Feb 4SolarTotal
1943Feb 19LunarPartial
1944Feb 8LunarPenumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPenumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
1945Dec 18LunarTotal
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
1947Nov 27 / Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
1948May 8SolarPartial
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 12LunarPartial
1949Oct 6LunarTotal
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