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Eclipse visible in Brisbane – December 9, 1946 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Brisbane.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the December 8, 1946 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Brisbane on Monday, December 9, 1946

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.

EventTime in BrisbaneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 9 at 1:15 AM331°North-northwest33.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 9 at 2:14 AM319°Northwest25.7° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 9 at 3:21 AM307°Northwest15.1° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 9 at 3:48 AM304°West-northwest10.4° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 9 at 4:15 AM300°West-northwest5.5° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
MoonsetDec 9 at 4:47 AM297°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsDec 9 at 5:23 AM293°West-northwest7.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 9 at 6:22 AM287°West-northwest19.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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.

Times are local for Brisbane (AEST - Australian Eastern Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Brisbane

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in BrisbaneLooks like in BrisbanePath of the eclipse
Mar 13 / Mar 14, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 6, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 1, 1943SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 20, 1944SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29 / Dec 30, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 14, 1945SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25 / Jun 26, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 15, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 9, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 1947LunarPenumbralPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 23 / Apr 24, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 1, 1948SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 22, 1949SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 3, 1950LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 1951LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 15 / Sep 16, 1951LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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