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

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

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Billings.

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

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

Local times for eclipse in Billings 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 BillingsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 18 at 4:41 PM60°East-northeast2.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 18 at 5:40 PM69°East-northeast11.1° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 18 at 6:42 PM79°East21.1° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 18 at 7:21 PM85°East27.5° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 18 at 7:59 PM92°East34.0° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 18 at 9:01 PM103°East-southeast44.4° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 18 at 10:00 PM117°East-southeast53.8° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

Times are local for Billings (MST - Mountain Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Billings

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in BillingsLooks like in BillingsPath of the eclipse
Apr 7, 1940SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 21, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 15 / Oct 16, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 2, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 25 / Aug 26, 1942LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 4, 1943SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 19 / Feb 20, 1943LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Feb 8 / Feb 9, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 5 / Jul 6, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 9, 1945SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 18, 1945LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 23, 1946SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 12, 1947SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 27 / Nov 28, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 23, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 12, 1949LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 6, 1949LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 25 / Sep 26, 1950LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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