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Flag for India June 25, 1945 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kolkata, West Bengal, India (Calcutta)

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Monday, June 25, 1945 at 9:43 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Kolkata: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Jun 25, 1945 at 6:57 PM

Maximum: Mon, Jun 25, 1945 at 9:43 PM

Ended: Tue, Jun 26, 1945 at 12:30 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 33 minutes


June 25, 1945 – June 26, 1945 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Kolkata

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Kolkata. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered a large portion of the Moon, so this was still a nice sight.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

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8:07 PM Jun 259:43 PM Jun 2511:20 PM Jun 25
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Local times for eclipse in Kolkata on Monday, June 25, 1945

EventTime in KolkataDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 25 at 6:57:14 PM113°East-southeast2.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 25 at 7:15:55 PM115°East-southeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 25 at 8:07:36 PM120°East-southeast9.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJun 25 at 9:43:54 PM134°Southeast26.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 25 at 11:20:18 PM155°South-southeast39.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 26 at 12:30:32 AM175°South43.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Kolkata (IST – Israel Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Kolkata

Eclipse Visibility From KolkataVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Mar 24LunarPenumbral
1940Nov 12MercuryTransit
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
1941Sep 5 / Sep 6LunarPartial
1941Sep 21SolarPartial
1942Mar 3LunarTotal
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
1945Dec 19LunarPenumbral
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 8 / Dec 9LunarTotal
1947Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
1948May 9SolarPartial
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