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Eclipse visible in Aklavik – Dec 8, 1946 Total Lunar Eclipse

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 Aklavik.

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

More about the Dec 8, 1946 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Aklavik on Sunday, December 8, 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 AklavikDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsDec 8 at 3:15 PM286°West-northwest17.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsDec 8 at 4:14 PM298°West-northwest12.6° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 8 at 5:21 PM313°Northwest7.9° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northwest.
Maximum EclipseDec 8 at 5:48 PM319°Northwest6.3° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northwest.
Total Eclipse endsDec 8 at 6:15 PM324°Northwest4.9° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northwest.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 8 at 7:23 PM339°North-northwest2.3° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northwest.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 8 at 8:22 PM352°North1.2° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Times are local for Aklavik ( - (null)).

Other eclipses visible in Aklavik

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Aklavik
Looks like in
Aklavik
Path of the eclipse
Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 2 / Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 10, 1942SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 4 / Feb 5, 1943SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 9, 1945SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 18 / Dec 19, 1945LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 8, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 12, 1947SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 23, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 9, 1948SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 18, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 13, 1949LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 6 / Oct 7, 1949LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 12, 1950SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 26, 1950LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 1951LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 15, 1951LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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