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Flag for China June 14, 1946 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China

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Saturday, June 15, 1946 at 2:38 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Beijing: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Jun 14, 1946 at 11:34 PM

Maximum: Sat, Jun 15, 1946 at 2:38 AM

Ended: Sat, Jun 15, 1946 at 5:43 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 9 minutes


June 14, 1946 – June 15, 1946 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Beijing

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Beijing. 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
12:44 AM Jun 152:38 AM Jun 154:33 AM Jun 15
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Local times for eclipse in Beijing on Saturday, June 15, 1946

EventTime in BeijingDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 14 at 11:34:11 PM171°South25.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 12:44:19 AM189°South25.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 1:53:16 AM205°South-southwest21.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJun 15 at 2:38:49 AM215°Southwest17.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJun 15 at 3:24:24 AM224°Southwest12.0°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 15 at 4:33:22 AM235°Southwest2.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
MoonsetJun 15 at 4:50:46 AM238°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 15 at 5:43:26 AM246°West-southwest9.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Beijing (CST – China Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Beijing

Eclipse Visibility From BeijingVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Mar 24LunarPenumbral
1940Nov 12MercuryTransit
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
1941Sep 6LunarPartial
1941Sep 21SolarPartial
1942Mar 3LunarPartial
1943Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29 / Dec 30LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 8 / Dec 9LunarTotal
1947Jun 4LunarPartial
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
1948May 9SolarPartial
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