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Flag for Antarctica June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Mawson, Antarctica (Mawson Base, Holme Bay)

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Monday, June 4, 2012 at 4:03 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Mawson: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 1:48 PM

Maximum: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 4:03 PM

Ended: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 6:18 PM

Duration: 4 hours, 30 minutes


June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Mawson

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Animation: How the Partial Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from Mawson. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
2:59 PM Jun 44:03 PM Jun 45:06 PM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Mawson on Monday, June 4, 2012

EventTime in MawsonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 1:48:11 PM164°South-southeast0.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseJun 4 at 2:01:42 PM161°South-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 2:59:55 PM149°South-southeast2.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to South-southeast.
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 4:03:13 PM135°Southeast5.4°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southeast.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 5:06:29 PM122°East-southeast9.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 6:18:16 PM106°East-southeast15.9°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Mawson (MAWT – Mawson Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Mawson

Eclipse Visibility from MawsonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2011Jun 15 / Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2013Apr 25 / Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 19LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 13SolarPartial
2015Sep 28LunarPartial
2016Sep 1SolarPartial
2016Sep 16 / Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 11LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2017Aug 7 / Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jul 27 / Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 16 / Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Mawson, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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