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Eclipse visible in San Jose – Dec 18, 1945 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 San Jose.

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

More about the Dec 18 – Dec 19, 1945 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in San Jose 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 San JoseDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsDec 18 at 3:41 PM51°Northeast10.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial eclipse beginsDec 18 at 4:40 PM60°East-northeast0.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseDec 18 at 4:47 PM61°East-northeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsDec 18 at 5:42 PM69°East-northeast9.2° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Maximum EclipseDec 18 at 6:21 PM74°East-northeast16.1° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 18 at 6:59 PM78°East-northeast23.2° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 18 at 8:01 PM86°East35.1° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 18 at 9:00 PM95°East46.4° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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

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

Times are local for San Jose (PST - Pacific Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in San Jose

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
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Looks like in
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Path 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, 1942LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 25, 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, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 4, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 29, 1944LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jun 25, 1945LunarPartialPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 18, 1945LunarTotalTotalEclipse 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, 1950LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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