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Flag for USA August 25, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Detroit, Michigan, USA

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Tuesday, August 25, 1942 at 11:48 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Detroit: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Aug 25, 1942 at 9:03 PM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 25, 1942 at 11:48 PM

Ended: Wed, Aug 26, 1942 at 2:32 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 30 minutes


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

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Detroit. 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
10:00 PM Aug 2511:48 PM Aug 251:35 AM Aug 26
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Local times for eclipse in Detroit on Tuesday, August 25, 1942

EventTime in DetroitDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 9:03:15 PM114°East-southeast8.6°
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 10:00:54 PM125°Southeast17.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 11:01:18 PM138°Southeast25.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseAug 25 at 11:48:02 PM149°South-southeast31.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsAug 26 at 12:34:40 AM161°South-southeast34.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 26 at 1:35:04 AM179°South36.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 26 at 2:32:50 AM196°South-southwest35.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Detroit (EWT – (null)).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Detroit

Eclipse Visibility From DetroitVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
1940Apr 21 / Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1940Nov 11MercuryTransit
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
1942Mar 2LunarTotal
1942Aug 25 / Aug 26LunarTotal
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
1944Feb 8 / Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Nov 23SolarPartial
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarTotal
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
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