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Flag for India June 14, 1946 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kolkata, West Bengal, India (Calcutta)

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Saturday, June 15, 1946 at 12:10 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Kolkata: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Jun 14, 1946 at 9:06 PM

Maximum: Sat, Jun 15, 1946 at 12:10 AM

Ended: Sat, Jun 15, 1946 at 3:13 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 6 minutes


June 14, 1946 – June 15, 1946 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kolkata

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Kolkata. 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
10:16 PM Jun 1412:10 AM Jun 152:03 AM Jun 15
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Local times for eclipse in Kolkata on Saturday, June 15, 1946

EventTime in KolkataDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 14 at 9:06 PM140°Southeast31.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 14 at 10:16 PM157°South-southeast39.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJun 14 at 11:25 PM177°South43.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJun 15 at 12:10 AM191°South42.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJun 15 at 12:54 AM203°South-southwest39.6°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 15 at 2:03 AM219°Southwest31.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 15 at 3:13 AM231°Southwest20.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Kolkata (IST – India Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Kolkata

Eclipse Visibility from KolkataVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 24LunarPenumbral
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 23LunarPenumbral
1948May 9SolarPartial
1949Oct 7LunarPenumbral
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