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Flag for China December 8, 1946 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China

Max view in Beijing
Monday, December 9, 1946 at 1:48 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Beijing: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sun, Dec 8, 1946 at 11:13 PM

Maximum: Mon, Dec 9, 1946 at 1:48 AM

Ended: Mon, Dec 9, 1946 at 4:22 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 10 minutes

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December 8, 1946 – December 9, 1946 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Beijing

Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

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
12:10 AM Dec 91:48 AM Dec 93:25 AM Dec 9
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Local times for eclipse in Beijing on Monday, December 9, 1946

EventTime in BeijingDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 8 at 11:13 PM147°South-southeast70.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 9 at 12:10 AM187°South72.6°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 9 at 1:19 AM229°Southwest66.4°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 9 at 1:48 AM240°West-southwest62.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 9 at 2:16 AM248°West-southwest57.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 9 at 3:25 AM263°West45.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 9 at 4:22 AM272°West34.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Beijing (CST – China Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Beijing

Eclipse Visibility from BeijingVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1941Sep 6LunarPartial
Partial
1941Sep 21SolarPartial
Total
1942Mar 3LunarPartial
Total
1943Aug 16LunarPartial
Partial
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
Annular
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29 / Dec 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
Partial
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
Total
1946Dec 8 / Dec 9LunarTotal
Total
1947Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
Partial
1948May 9SolarPartial
Total
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