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Flag for U.S.A. December 18, 1945 — Total Lunar Eclipse — San Diego, California, U.S.A.

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Tuesday, December 18, 1945 at 6:20 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


San Diego: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Tue, Dec 18, 1945 at 3:39 PM

Maximum: Tue, Dec 18, 1945 at 6:20 PM

Ended: Tue, Dec 18, 1945 at 9:00 PM


Duration: 5 hours, 21 minutes

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December 18, 1945 — Total Lunar Eclipse — San Diego

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in San Diego. 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

MoonriseMaxEnd of partial
4:40 PM Dec 186:20 PM Dec 188:02 PM Dec 18
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Local times for eclipse in San Diego on Tuesday, December 18, 1945

EventTime in San DiegoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 18 at 3:39 PM54°Northeast11.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 18 at 4:37 PM62°East-northeast0.4° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseDec 18 at 4:40 PM63°East-northeast0.0° Not directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 18 at 5:40 PM70°East-northeast10.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 18 at 6:20 PM74°East-northeast18.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 18 at 6:59 PM79°East-northeast26.1°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 18 at 8:02 PM86°East38.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 18 at 9:00 PM93°East50.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for San Diego (PST – Pacific Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in San Diego

Eclipse Visibility from San DiegoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1940Apr 7SolarPartial
Annular
1940Apr 21LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1940Oct 15 / Oct 16LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1941Mar 13LunarPartial
Partial
1942Mar 2LunarPartial
Total
1942Aug 25LunarTotal
Total
1943Feb 4SolarPartial
Total
1943Feb 19 / Feb 20LunarPartial
Partial
1944Feb 8 / Feb 9LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Jul 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Aug 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1944Dec 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1945Jun 25LunarPenumbral
Partial
1945Dec 18LunarTotal
Total
1947Nov 12SolarPartial
Annular
1947Nov 27 / Nov 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1948Apr 23LunarPenumbral
Partial
1948Oct 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1949Apr 12LunarTotal
Total
1949Oct 6LunarTotal
Total
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