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Flag for Egypt December 19, 1945 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cairo, Egypt (Al Qâhirah)

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Wednesday, December 19, 1945 at 4:20 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Cairo: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Dec 19, 1945 at 1:39 AM

Maximum: Wed, Dec 19, 1945 at 4:20 AM

Ended: Wed, Dec 19, 1945 at 7:00 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 21 minutes


December 19, 1945 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cairo

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Cairo. 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
2:37 AM Dec 194:20 AM Dec 196:02 AM Dec 19
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Local times for eclipse in Cairo on Wednesday, December 19, 1945

EventTime in CairoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 19 at 1:39:54 AM261°West63.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 19 at 2:37:52 AM270°West50.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 19 at 3:40:54 AM277°West37.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 19 at 4:20:22 AM281°West29.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 19 at 4:59:45 AM285°West-northwest21.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 19 at 6:02:46 AM291°West-northwest9.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
MoonsetDec 19 at 6:53:57 AM297°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 19 at 7:00:50 AM298°West-northwest1.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Cairo (EET – Eastern European Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Cairo

Eclipse Visibility from CairoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 23LunarPenumbral
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1941Sep 5LunarPartial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Jun 14LunarTotal
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
1947May 20SolarPartial
1947Jun 3LunarPartial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 13LunarTotal
1949Oct 7LunarTotal
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