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Flag for U.S.A. August 25, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

Max view in Los Angeles
Tuesday, August 25, 1942 at 8:48 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Los Angeles: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Aug 25, 1942 at 6:03 PM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 25, 1942 at 8:48 PM

Ended: Tue, Aug 25, 1942 at 11:32 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 30 minutes

Location

August 25, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Los Angeles

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Los Angeles. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
7:22 PM Aug 258:48 PM Aug 2510:35 PM Aug 25
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Local times for eclipse in Los Angeles on Tuesday, August 25, 1942

EventTime in Los AngelesDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 6:03 PM93°East16.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 7:00 PM100°East4.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 25 at 7:22 PM103°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 8:01 PM109°East-southeast7.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
Maximum EclipseAug 25 at 8:48 PM116°East-southeast15.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsAug 25 at 9:34 PM123°East-southeast23.9°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 25 at 10:35 PM136°Southeast33.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 25 at 11:32 PM151°South-southeast40.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Los Angeles ( – (null)).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Los Angeles

Eclipse Visibility from Los AngelesVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
Annular
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 15 / Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 2LunarPartial
Total
1942Aug 25LunarTotal
Total
1943Feb 4SolarPartial
Total
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 8 / Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Partial
1945Dec 18LunarTotal
Total
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
Annular
1947Nov 27 / Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
Partial
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 12LunarTotal
Total
1949Oct 6LunarTotal
Total
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