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Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Billings, Montana, U.S.A.

Eclipse visible in Billings – August 25, 1942 – August 26, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Billings.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the August 26, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Billings on Tuesday, August 25, 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 BillingsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 7:04 PM97°East9.6° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 25 at 7:59 PM106°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 8:03 PM107°East-southeast0.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
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.
Total Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 9:02 PM117°East-southeast9.6° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseAug 25 at 9:48 PM126°Southeast16.2° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsAug 25 at 10:34 PM136°Southeast22.1° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 25 at 11:33 PM150°South-southeast28.3° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 26 at 12:32 AM165°South-southeast32.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

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

Other eclipses visible in Billings

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in BillingsLooks like in BillingsPath of the eclipse
May 24 / May 25, 1937LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 17 / Nov 18, 1937LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 13 / May 14, 1938LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 7, 1938LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 19, 1939SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 27 / Oct 28, 1939LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 7, 1940SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 21, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 15 / Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 2, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 25 / Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 4, 1943SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 19 / Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 8 / Feb 9, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5 / Jul 6, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 9, 1945SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 18, 1945LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 23, 1946SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 12, 1947SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 27 / Nov 28, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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