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Flag for U.S.A. August 25, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

Max view in Chicago
Tuesday, August 25, 1942 at 10:48 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Chicago: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Aug 25, 1942 at 8:04 PM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 25, 1942 at 10:48 PM

Ended: Wed, Aug 26, 1942 at 1:32 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 27 minutes

Location

August 25, 1942 – August 26, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Chicago

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Chicago. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
9:03 PM Aug 2510:48 PM Aug 2512:33 AM Aug 26
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Local times for eclipse in Chicago on Tuesday, August 25, 1942

EventTime in ChicagoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 8:04 PM111°East-southeast6.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 9:03 PM122°East-southeast15.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 10:02 PM134°Southeast24.1°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseAug 25 at 10:48 PM144°Southeast29.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsAug 25 at 11:34 PM156°South-southeast33.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 26 at 12:33 AM173°South36.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 26 at 1:32 AM191°South36.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Chicago ( – (null)).

Eclipses visible in Chicago

Eclipse Visibility from ChicagoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
Annular
1940Apr 21 / Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 15 / Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 2LunarTotal
Total
1942Aug 25 / Aug 26LunarTotal
Total
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 8 / Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
Total
1945Dec 18LunarTotal
Total
1946Nov 23SolarPartial
Partial
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
Annular
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarTotal
Total
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
Total
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