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Flag for U.S.A. August 25, 1942 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A.

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Tuesday, August 25, 1942 at 9:48 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Phoenix: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Aug 25, 1942 at 7:03 PM

Maximum: Tue, Aug 25, 1942 at 9:48 PM

Ended: Wed, Aug 26, 1942 at 12:32 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 30 minutes


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

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Phoenix. 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
8:00 PM Aug 259:48 PM Aug 2511:35 PM Aug 25
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Local times for eclipse in Phoenix on Tuesday, August 25, 1942

EventTime in PhoenixDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 7:03 PM96°East11.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseAug 25 at 7:56 PM103°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsAug 25 at 8:00 PM104°East-southeast0.7°
Partial 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 9:01 PM112°East-southeast12.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseAug 25 at 9:48 PM120°East-southeast20.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsAug 25 at 10:34 PM128°Southeast28.5°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsAug 25 at 11:35 PM142°Southeast37.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsAug 26 at 12:32 AM158°South-southeast43.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Phoenix ( – (null)).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Phoenix

Eclipse Visibility from PhoenixVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 15 / Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
1942Mar 2LunarPartial
1942Aug 25 / Aug 26LunarTotal
1943Feb 4SolarPartial
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
1944Feb 8 / Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPenumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Dec 18LunarTotal
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
1947Nov 27 / Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 12LunarTotal
1949Oct 6LunarTotal
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