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Eclipse visible in Adak – Dec 8, 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 Adak.

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

More about the Dec 8, 1946 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Adak on Sunday, December 8, 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 AdakDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 8 at 4:15 AM258°West-southwest37.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 8 at 5:14 AM270°West29.0° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 8 at 6:21 AM282°West-northwest19.2° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 8 at 6:48 AM287°West-northwest15.4° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 8 at 7:15 AM292°West-northwest11.7° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 8 at 8:23 AM304°West-northwest3.1° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
MoonsetDec 8 at 8:52 AM309°Northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 8 at 9:22 AM315°Northwest2.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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
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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Adak
Looks like in
Adak
Path of the eclipse
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
Mar 22 / Mar 23, 1951LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 14 / Sep 15, 1951LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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