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Flag for India June 14, 1946 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mumbai, Maharashtra, India (Bombay)

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Saturday, June 15, 1946 at 12:08 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Mumbai: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Jun 14, 1946 at 9:04 PM

Maximum: Sat, Jun 15, 1946 at 12:08 AM

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

Duration: 6 hours, 9 minutes


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

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Mumbai. 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
10:14 PM Jun 1412:08 AM Jun 152:03 AM Jun 15
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Local times for eclipse in Mumbai on Saturday, June 15, 1946

EventTime in MumbaiDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 14 at 9:04:11 PM128°Southeast23.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 14 at 10:14:19 PM140°Southeast34.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJun 14 at 11:23:16 PM156°South-southeast43.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJun 15 at 12:08:49 AM170°South46.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJun 15 at 12:54:24 AM185°South46.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 15 at 2:03:22 AM206°South-southwest42.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 15 at 3:13:26 AM222°Southwest33.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Mumbai (IST – India Standard Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Mumbai

Eclipse Visibility From MumbaiVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Mar 24LunarPenumbral
1941Sep 5 / Sep 6LunarPartial
1941Sep 21SolarPartial
1942Mar 3LunarTotal
1943Aug 15 / Aug 16LunarPartial
1944Jul 20SolarPartial
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
1945Dec 19LunarPartial
1946Jun 14 / Jun 15LunarTotal
1946Dec 8 / Dec 9LunarTotal
1947Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
1948May 9SolarPartial
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
1949Oct 7LunarPenumbral
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