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Flag for Egypt December 8, 1946 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Cairo, Egypt (Al Qâhirah)

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Sunday, December 8, 1946 at 7:48 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Cairo: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sun, Dec 8, 1946 at 5:13 PM

Maximum: Sun, Dec 8, 1946 at 7:48 PM

Ended: Sun, Dec 8, 1946 at 10:22 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 10 minutes

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December 8, 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

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
6:10 PM Dec 87:48 PM Dec 89:25 PM Dec 8
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Local times for eclipse in Cairo on Sunday, December 8, 1946

EventTime in CairoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 8 at 5:13 PM67°East-northeast5.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 8 at 6:10 PM73°East-northeast16.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 8 at 7:19 PM80°East30.2°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 8 at 7:48 PM82°East36.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 8 at 8:16 PM85°East42.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 8 at 9:25 PM93°East56.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 8 at 10:22 PM103°East-southeast68.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Cairo (EET – Eastern European Time).

Eclipses visible in Cairo

Eclipse Visibility from CairoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Sep 5LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
Total
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
Annular
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Partial
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
Total
1945Dec 19LunarTotal
Total
1946Jun 14LunarTotal
Total
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
Total
1947May 20SolarPartial
Total
1947Jun 3LunarPartial
Partial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 13LunarPartial
Total
1949Oct 7LunarTotal
Total
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