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Flag for Canada December 8, 1946 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Resolute Bay, Nunavut Territory, Canada

Max view in Resolute Bay
Sunday, December 8, 1946 at 5:48 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Resolute Bay: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sun, Dec 8, 1946 at 3:13 PM

Maximum: Sun, Dec 8, 1946 at 5:48 PM

Ended: Sun, Dec 8, 1946 at 8:22 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 10 minutes

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December 8, 1946 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Resolute Bay

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Resolute Bay. 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
4:10 PM Dec 85:48 PM Dec 87:25 PM Dec 8
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Local times for eclipse in Resolute Bay on Sunday, December 8, 1946

EventTime in Resolute BayDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 8 at 3:13 PM320°Northwest10.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 8 at 4:10 PM333°North-northwest8.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northwest.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 8 at 5:19 PM348°North-northwest7.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northwest.
Maximum EclipseDec 8 at 5:48 PM355°North7.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North.
Total Eclipse endsDec 8 at 6:16 PMNorth7.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 8 at 7:25 PM16°North-northeast7.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 8 at 8:22 PM29°North-northeast9.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to North-northeast.
Times are local for Resolute Bay ( – (null)).

Eclipses visible in Resolute Bay

Eclipse Visibility from Resolute BayVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
Total
1942Sep 10SolarPartial
Partial
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
Total
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
Total
1946Jun 29SolarPartial
Partial
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
Total
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948May 8SolarPartial
Total
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarTotal
Total
1949Apr 28SolarPartial
Partial
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
Total
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