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Flag for Egypt June 14, 1946 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cairo, Egypt (Al Qâhirah)

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Friday, June 14, 1946 at 8:38 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Cairo: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Jun 14, 1946 at 5:34 PM

Maximum: Fri, Jun 14, 1946 at 8:38 PM

Ended: Fri, Jun 14, 1946 at 11:43 PM

Duration: 6 hours, 9 minutes


June 14, 1946 — 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:50 PM Jun 148:38 PM Jun 1410:33 PM Jun 14
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Local times for eclipse in Cairo on Friday, June 14, 1946

EventTime in CairoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 14 at 5:34:11 PM109°East-southeast15.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 14 at 6:44:19 PM117°East-southeast1.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 14 at 6:50:58 PM117°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJun 14 at 7:53:16 PM126°Southeast10.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJun 14 at 8:38:49 PM133°Southeast17.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJun 14 at 9:24:24 PM141°Southeast24.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 14 at 10:33:22 PM157°South-southeast31.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 14 at 11:43:26 PM175°South35.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
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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