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Flag for Samoa June 14, 1946 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Apia, Samoa

Max View in Apia
Friday, June 14, 1946 at 6:15 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Apia: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Fri, Jun 14, 1946 at 4:04 AM

Maximum: Fri, Jun 14, 1946 at 6:15 AM

Ended: Fri, Jun 14, 1946 at 10:13 AM

Duration: 6 hours, 9 minutes


June 14, 1946 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Apia

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

Start of partialMaxMoonset
5:14 AM Jun 146:15 AM Jun 146:18 AM Jun 14
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Local times for eclipse in Apia on Friday, June 14, 1946

EventTime in ApiaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 14 at 4:04:11 AM251°West-southwest28.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 14 at 5:14:19 AM249°West-southwest13.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximal Eclipse visible in ApiaJun 14 at 6:15:54 AM246°West-southwest0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Apia 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 West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJun 14 at 6:18:16 AM246°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJun 14 at 6:23:16 AM246°West-southwest0.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 14 at 7:08:49 AM242°West-southwest11.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJun 14 at 7:54:24 AM238°West-southwest20.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 14 at 9:03:22 AM230°Southwest33.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 14 at 10:13:26 AM216°Southwest44.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Apia (SAMT – (null)).

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Apia

Eclipse Visibility From ApiaVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 15LunarPenumbral
1940Nov 11MercuryTransit
1941Mar 12 / Mar 13LunarPartial
1941Mar 27SolarPartial
1941Sep 5LunarPenumbral
1943Feb 19LunarPartial
1944Feb 8LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 5LunarPenumbral
1944Aug 3 / Aug 4LunarPenumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
1945Jan 13SolarPartial
1945Jun 25LunarPartial
1946Jun 14LunarPartial
1946Dec 8LunarPartial
1947Jun 3LunarPenumbral
1947Nov 27LunarPenumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPartial
1949Apr 12LunarPartial
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