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

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Beijing.

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

More about the December 8, 1946 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Beijing on Monday, December 9, 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 BeijingDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 8 at 11:15 PM148°South-southeast70.2° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 9 at 12:14 AM190°South72.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 9 at 1:21 AM230°Southwest66.1° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 9 at 1:48 AM240°West-southwest62.0° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 9 at 2:15 AM248°West-southwest57.5° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 9 at 3:23 AM263°West45.5° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 9 at 4:22 AM272°West34.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

Times are local for Beijing (CST - China Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Beijing

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in BeijingLooks like in BeijingPath of the eclipse
Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 6, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 21, 1941SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 20, 1944SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29 / Dec 30, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25 / Jun 26, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 14 / Jun 15, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 8 / Dec 9, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 1947LunarPenumbralPartialEclipse 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
Apr 3, 1950LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 12, 1950SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 1951LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 15, 1951LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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