Eclipse Calculator – Eclipses in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.
This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Seattle.
The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.
More about the Aug 26, 1942 Total Lunar Eclipse
Local times for eclipse in Seattle on Tuesday, August 25, 1942
Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.
|Event||Time in Seattle||Direction||Altitude||Looks like||Comments|
|Penumbral eclipse begins||Aug 25 at 6:04 PM||86°||19.1° below||Not directly visible||Below horizon|
|Partial eclipse begins||Aug 25 at 7:03 PM||97°||9.4° below||Not directly visible||Below horizon|
|Moonrise||Aug 25 at 7:59 PM||106°||0.0° below||Not directly visible||Below horizon|
|Total Eclipse begins||Aug 25 at 8:02 PM||107°||0.5° ||Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.|
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.
|Maximum Eclipse||Aug 25 at 8:48 PM||115°||7.2° ||Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.|
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-southeast.
|Total Eclipse ends||Aug 25 at 9:34 PM||124°||13.7° ||Total moon eclipse ends.|
|Partial Eclipse ends||Aug 25 at 10:33 PM||137°||21.1° ||Partial moon eclipse ends.|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Aug 25 at 11:32 PM||151°||27.0° ||The Earth's penumbra ends.|
This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Seattle.
The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.
Times are local for Seattle
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Other eclipses visible in Seattle
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|Eclipse||Type at max||Visibility in|
|Looks like in|
|Path of the eclipse|
|May 24 / May 25, 1937||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Nov 17 / Nov 18, 1937||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 2, 1937||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|May 13 / May 14, 1938||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Nov 7, 1938||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Nov 21, 1938||Solar||Partial||Partial|
|Apr 19, 1939||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|May 3, 1939||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Oct 27 / Oct 28, 1939||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Apr 7, 1940||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Apr 21, 1940||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Oct 15 / Oct 16, 1940||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Mar 13, 1941||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Mar 2, 1942||Lunar||Total||Partial|
|Aug 25, 1942||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Feb 4, 1943||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Feb 19 / Feb 20, 1943||Lunar||Partial||Partial|
|Feb 8 / Feb 9, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 5, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Aug 4, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Dec 29, 1944||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
|Jul 9, 1945||Solar||Total||Partial|
|Dec 18, 1945||Lunar||Total||Total|
|Nov 23, 1946||Solar||Partial||Partial|
|Dec 8, 1946||Lunar||Total||Penumbral|
|Nov 12, 1947||Solar||Annular||Partial|
|Nov 27 / Nov 28, 1947||Lunar||Penumbral||Penumbral|
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