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Eclipse visible in Nukualofa – Jun 15, 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 Nukualofa.

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

More about the Jun 14, 1946 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Nukualofa on Saturday, June 15, 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 NukualofaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsJun 15 at 4:36 AM256°West-southwest33.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsJun 15 at 5:46 AM252°West-southwest18.3° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJun 15 at 6:55 AM247°West-southwest3.9° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in NukualofaJun 15 at 7:13 AM245°West-southwest0.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Nukualofa 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 15 at 7:16 AM245°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 15 at 7:40 AM243°West-southwest5.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJun 15 at 8:24 AM238°West-southwest14.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 15 at 9:33 AM229°Southwest26.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 15 at 10:43 AM215°Southwest36.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

Times are local for Nukualofa ( - (null)).

Other eclipses visible in Nukualofa

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
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Path of the eclipse
Mar 13 / Mar 14, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 28, 1941SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 6, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 1943LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 9, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 6, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 5, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 30, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 14, 1945SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 26, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 15, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 9, 1946LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 4, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 24, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 13, 1949LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 7, 1949LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 22, 1949SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 26, 1950LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 8, 1951SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 23 / Mar 24, 1951LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 15 / Sep 16, 1951LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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