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Flag for U.S.A. December 18, 1945 — Total Lunar Eclipse — New York, New York, U.S.A.

Max view in New York
Tuesday, December 18, 1945 at 9:20 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

New York: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Tue, Dec 18, 1945 at 6:39 PM

Maximum: Tue, Dec 18, 1945 at 9:20 PM

Ended: Wed, Dec 19, 1945 at 12:00 Midnight

Duration: 5 hours, 21 minutes


December 18, 1945 – December 19, 1945 — Total Lunar Eclipse — New York

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in New York. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
7:37 PM Dec 189:20 PM Dec 1811:02 PM Dec 18
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Local times for eclipse in New York on Tuesday, December 18, 1945

EventTime in New YorkDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 18 at 6:39:54 PM80°East23.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 18 at 7:37:52 PM89°East34.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 18 at 8:40:54 PM99°East45.8°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 18 at 9:20:22 PM107°East-southeast52.9°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 18 at 9:59:45 PM117°East-southeast59.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 18 at 11:02:46 PM143°Southeast68.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 19 at 12:00:50 AM181°South72.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for New York (EST – Eastern Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in New York

Eclipse Visibility from New YorkVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
1940Apr 21 / Apr 22LunarPenumbral
1940Oct 16LunarPenumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
1942Mar 2LunarTotal
1942Aug 25 / Aug 26LunarTotal
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
1944Feb 8 / Feb 9LunarPenumbral
1944Jul 5 / Jul 6LunarPenumbral
1945Jul 9SolarPartial
1945Dec 18 / Dec 19LunarTotal
1946Nov 23SolarPartial
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
1947Nov 28LunarPenumbral
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
1949Apr 12 / Apr 13LunarTotal
1949Oct 6 / Oct 7LunarTotal
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