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Eclipse visible in Washington DC – Dec 18 – Dec 19, 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 Washington DC.

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 Washington DC 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 Washington DCDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral eclipse beginsDec 18 at 6:41 PM78°East-northeast21.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial eclipse beginsDec 18 at 7:40 PM86°East32.4° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 18 at 8:42 PM95°East44.2° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 18 at 9:21 PM102°East-southeast51.3° Eclipse as seen from earthMoon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 18 at 9:59 PM111°East-southeast58.3° Eclipse as seen from earthTotal moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 18 at 11:01 PM133°Southeast68.4° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 19 at 12:00 Midnight171°South74.0° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Washington DC (EST - Eastern Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Washington DC

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
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Path of the eclipse
Apr 7, 1940SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 21 / Apr 22, 1940LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
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 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
Jul 9, 1945SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Dec 18 / Dec 19, 1945LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 23, 1946SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 12, 1947SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 28, 1947LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 17, 1948LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 12 / Apr 13, 1949LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 6 / Oct 7, 1949LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 25 / Sep 26, 1950LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth

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