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Eclipse visible in Cairo – December 19, 1945 — 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 Cairo.

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

More about the December 18, 1945 – December 19, 1945 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Cairo on Wednesday, December 19, 1945

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 CairoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 19 at 1:41 AM262°West62.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 19 at 2:40 AM270°West50.2° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 19 at 3:42 AM277°West37.3° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 19 at 4:21 AM281°West29.3° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 19 at 4:59 AM285°West-northwest21.6° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 19 at 6:01 AM291°West-northwest9.3° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
MoonsetDec 19 at 6:53 AM297°West-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 19 at 7:00 AM298°West-northwest1.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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.

Times are local for Cairo (EET - Eastern European Time).

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Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in CairoLooks like in CairoPath of the eclipse
Mar 23, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 2 / Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 15 / Aug 16, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 20, 1944SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 1945LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 9, 1945SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 19, 1945LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 14, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 8, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
May 20, 1947SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 3, 1947LunarPenumbralPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 18, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 13, 1949LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 7, 1949LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
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