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Eclipse visible in Adak – December 18, 1945 — Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Adak, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

More about the December 18, 1945 – December 19, 1945 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Adak on Tuesday, December 18, 1945

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 AdakDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 18 at 12:41 PMNorth16.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 18 at 1:40 PM15°North-northeast14.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 18 at 2:42 PM28°North-northeast11.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseDec 18 at 3:21 PM36°Northeast8.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsDec 18 at 3:59 PM44°Northeast3.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseDec 18 at 4:37 PM51°Northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in AdakDec 18 at 4:41 PM52°Northeast0.4° 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 Adak 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 Northeast for the best view of the eclipse.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 18 at 5:01 PM55°Northeast2.6° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northeast.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 18 at 6:00 PM66°East-northeast10.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for Adak (NST - Newfoundland Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Adak

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in AdakLooks like in AdakPath of the eclipse
Oct 15, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 12 / Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 5, 1941LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 20, 1941SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 4, 1943SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 19, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 8, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 1945LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 18, 1945LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 8, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 27, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 23, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 8, 1948SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 12, 1949LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 6, 1949LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 11, 1950SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 25, 1950LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth

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