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Eclipse visible in Kolkata – Dec 8 – Dec 9, 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.

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Kolkata.

The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

More about the Dec 8, 1946 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Kolkata on Sunday, December 8, 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 KolkataDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsDec 8 at 8:45 PM82°East53.6° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsDec 8 at 9:44 PM84°East66.8° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 8 at 10:51 PM85°East81.8° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 8 at 11:18 PM75°East-northeast87.9° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 8 at 11:45 PM279°West85.9° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 9 at 12:53 AM276°West70.9° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 9 at 1:52 AM278°West57.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Kolkata (IST - India Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Kolkata

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Kolkata
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Kolkata
Path of the eclipse
Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5 / Sep 6, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 21, 1941SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 3, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 15 / Aug 16, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 20, 1944SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25 / Jun 26, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 19, 1945LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 14 / Jun 15, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 8 / Dec 9, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 3 / Jun 4, 1947LunarPenumbralPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 23, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 9, 1948SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 7, 1949LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 2 / Apr 3, 1950LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23, 1951LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 15, 1951LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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