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Eclipse visible in Papeete – Jun 14, 1946 Total Lunar Eclipse

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

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Papeete, but it can be observed there as a penumbral lunar eclipse.

A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

More about the Jun 14, 1946 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Papeete on Friday, June 14, 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 PapeeteDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsJun 14 at 5:36 AM249°West-southwest9.3° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in PapeeteJun 14 at 6:16 AM246°West-southwest1.1° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Papeete would be around this time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetJun 14 at 6:22 AM246°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsJun 14 at 6:46 AM244°West-southwest5.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJun 14 at 7:55 AM237°West-southwest19.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 14 at 8:40 AM231°Southwest27.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJun 14 at 9:24 AM224°Southwest34.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 14 at 10:33 AM208°South-southwest44.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 14 at 11:43 AM187°South49.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Papeete (TAHT - Tahiti Time).

Other eclipses visible in Papeete

Dates
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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Papeete
Looks like in
Papeete
Path of the eclipse
Mar 12 / Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 27, 1941SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 25, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 19, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 8, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 18, 1945LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 14, 1946LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 27 / Nov 28, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 23, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 12, 1949LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 6, 1949LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 25, 1950LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 7, 1951SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 22 / Mar 23, 1951LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 1951LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 15, 1951LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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