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Flag for USA August 25, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Oakland, California, USA

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Tuesday, August 25, 1942 at 8:48 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Oakland: 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


August 25, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Oakland

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Oakland. 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
7:44 PM Aug 258:48 PM Aug 2510:35 PM Aug 25
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Local times for eclipse in Oakland on Tuesday, August 25, 1942

EventTime in OaklandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 6:03:15 PM89°East19.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 7:00:54 PM98°East8.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 25 at 7:44:23 PM104°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 8:01:18 PM106°East-southeast2.8°
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 8:48:02 PM114°East-southeast11.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsAug 25 at 9:34:40 PM122°East-southeast19.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 25 at 10:35:04 PM134°Southeast28.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 25 at 11:32:50 PM148°South-southeast35.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Oakland (PWT – (null)).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Oakland

Eclipse Visibility From OaklandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 15 / Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1940Nov 11MercuryTransit
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
1942Mar 2LunarPartial
1942Aug 25LunarTotal
1943Feb 4SolarPartial
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
1944Feb 8 / Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 5LunarPenumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPenumbral
1945Dec 18LunarTotal
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
1947Nov 27 / Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 12LunarTotal
1949Oct 6LunarTotal
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