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Flag for United Kingdom June 14, 1946 — Total Lunar Eclipse — London, England, United Kingdom

Max view in London
Friday, June 14, 1946 at 9:24 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


London: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Jun 14, 1946 at 4:34 PM

Maximum: Fri, Jun 14, 1946 at 9:24 PM

Ended: Fri, Jun 14, 1946 at 10:43 PM


Duration: 6 hours, 9 minutes

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June 14, 1946 — Total Lunar Eclipse — London

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The total phase of this lunar eclipse was not visible in London, but it could be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
9:19 PM Jun 149:24 PM Jun 149:33 PM Jun 14
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Local times for eclipse in London on Friday, June 14, 1946

EventTime in LondonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 14 at 4:34 PM77°East-northeast40.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 14 at 5:44 PM92°East29.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsJun 14 at 6:53 PM104°East-southeast19.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 14 at 7:38 PM112°East-southeast13.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsJun 14 at 8:24 PM120°East-southeast7.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 14 at 9:19 PM131°Southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in LondonJun 14 at 9:24 PM131°Southeast0.4°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in London 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 Southeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 14 at 9:33 PM133°Southeast1.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 14 at 10:43 PM147°South-southeast7.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Times are local for London (BST – British Summer Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in London

Eclipse Visibility from LondonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Apr 22LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Sep 5LunarPenumbral
Partial
1942Mar 2 / Mar 3LunarTotal
Total
1942Aug 26LunarTotal
Total
1942Sep 10SolarPartial
Partial
1943Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1943Aug 15LunarPartial
Partial
1944Jan 25SolarPartial
Total
1944Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 6LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
Total
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
Total
1946Jun 14LunarPartial
Total
1946Dec 8LunarTotal
Total
1947Jun 3LunarPenumbral
Partial
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Oct 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 13LunarTotal
Total
1949Apr 28SolarPartial
Partial
1949Oct 7LunarTotal
Total
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