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Eclipse visible in Fairbanks – December 8, 1946 — 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 Fairbanks.

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

More about the December 8, 1946 — Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Fairbanks 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 FairbanksDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 8 at 5:15 AM276°West21.7° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 8 at 6:14 AM288°West-northwest15.9° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 8 at 7:21 AM302°West-northwest9.9° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 8 at 7:48 AM308°Northwest7.7° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northwest.
Total Eclipse endsDec 8 at 8:15 AM313°Northwest5.7° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Northwest.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 8 at 9:23 AM328°North-northwest1.6° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
MoonsetDec 8 at 10:04 AM336°North-northwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 8 at 10:22 AM340°North-northwest0.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon

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

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

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

Other eclipses visible in Fairbanks

Dates (Click link for path info)EclipseType at maxVisibility in FairbanksLooks like in FairbanksPath of the eclipse
Mar 12 / Mar 13, 1941LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 25, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse 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
Jul 9, 1945SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 18, 1945LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 8, 1946LunarTotalTotalEclipse 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
May 8, 1948SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 12, 1949LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 6, 1949LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 11, 1950SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 25, 1950LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 22 / Mar 23, 1951LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 15, 1951LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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