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Flag for Canada December 18, 1945 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Aklavik, Northwest Territories, Canada

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Wednesday, December 19, 1945 at 2:20 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Aklavik: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Dec 18, 1945 at 11:39 PM

Maximum: Wed, Dec 19, 1945 at 2:20 AM

Ended: Wed, Dec 19, 1945 at 5:00 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 21 minutes


December 18, 1945 – December 19, 1945 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Aklavik

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Aklavik. 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
12:37 AM Dec 192:20 AM Dec 194:02 AM Dec 19
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Local times for eclipse in Aklavik on Wednesday, December 19, 1945

EventTime in AklavikDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 18 at 11:39:54 PM39°Northeast5.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 19 at 12:37:52 AM51°Northeast9.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northeast.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 19 at 1:40:54 AM64°East-northeast13.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 19 at 2:20:22 AM73°East-northeast17.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 19 at 2:59:45 AM81°East20.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 19 at 4:02:46 AM95°East26.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 19 at 5:00:50 AM109°East-southeast31.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Aklavik (zzz – (null)).

Eclipses visible in Aklavik

Eclipse Visibility from AklavikVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarPenumbral
1942Aug 26LunarPartial
1942Sep 10SolarPartial
1943Feb 4 / Feb 5SolarPartial
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
1948May 9SolarPartial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 13LunarTotal
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
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