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Flag for Australia June 15, 1946 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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Saturday, June 15, 1946 at 4:38 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Brisbane: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Jun 15, 1946 at 1:34 AM

Maximum: Sat, Jun 15, 1946 at 4:38 AM

Ended: Sat, Jun 15, 1946 at 7:43 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 9 minutes


June 15, 1946 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Brisbane

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Brisbane. 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
2:44 AM Jun 154:38 AM Jun 156:33 AM Jun 15
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Local times for eclipse in Brisbane on Saturday, June 15, 1946

EventTime in BrisbaneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 1:34:11 AM273°West63.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 2:44:19 AM265°West48.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 3:53:16 AM259°West33.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJun 15 at 4:38:49 AM255°West-southwest24.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJun 15 at 5:24:24 AM251°West-southwest15.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 15 at 6:33:22 AM244°West-southwest1.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetJun 15 at 6:42:45 AM243°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 15 at 7:43:26 AM236°Southwest11.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Brisbane (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Brisbane

Eclipse Visibility from BrisbaneVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 24LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1941Mar 13 / Mar 14LunarPartial
1941Sep 6LunarPartial
1943Aug 1SolarPartial
1943Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29 / Dec 30LunarPenumbral
1945Jan 14SolarPartial
1945Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
1946Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 9LunarTotal
1947Jun 4LunarPartial
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Apr 23 / Apr 24LunarPartial
1948Nov 1SolarPartial
1949Oct 22SolarPartial
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