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December 18, 1945 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Adamstown, Pitcairn Islands

Max view in Adamstown
Tuesday, December 18, 1945 at 7:00 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Adamstown: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Dec 18, 1945 at 3:09 PM

Maximum: Tue, Dec 18, 1945 at 7:00 PM

Ended: Tue, Dec 18, 1945 at 8:30 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 21 minutes


December 18, 1945 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Adamstown

Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in Adamstown, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
6:58 PM Dec 187:00 PM Dec 187:32 PM Dec 18
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Local times for eclipse in Adamstown on Tuesday, December 18, 1945

EventTime in AdamstownDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 18 at 3:09 PM83°East47.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 18 at 4:07 PM78°East-northeast35.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 18 at 5:10 PM74°East-northeast22.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 18 at 5:50 PM70°East-northeast14.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsDec 18 at 6:29 PM67°East-northeast6.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseDec 18 at 6:58 PM64°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in AdamstownDec 18 at 7:00 PM64°East-northeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Adamstown would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to East-northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 18 at 7:32 PM60°East-northeast6.2°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 18 at 8:30 PM53°Northeast16.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Adamstown ( – (null)).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Adamstown

Eclipse Visibility from AdamstownVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 15 / Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
1941Mar 27SolarPartial
1942Mar 2LunarPenumbral
1942Aug 25LunarTotal
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
1944Feb 8LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 5LunarPenumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
1945Dec 18LunarPartial
1946May 30SolarPartial
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
1947Nov 27 / Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 12LunarTotal
1949Oct 6LunarTotal
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