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Flag for Antarctica June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — McMurdo, Antarctica (McMurdo Station, Ross Island)

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Monday, June 4, 2012 at 11:03 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

McMurdo: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 8:48 PM

Maximum: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 11:03 PM

Ended: Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 1:18 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 30 minutes


June 4, 2012 – June 5, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — McMurdo

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During this partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covered only parts of the Moon, as seen from McMurdo. 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
9:59 PM Jun 411:03 PM Jun 412:06 AM Jun 5
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Local times for eclipse in McMurdo on Monday, June 4, 2012

EventTime in McMurdoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 8:48:11 PM64°East-northeast26.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 9:59:55 PM47°Northeast29.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 11:03:13 PM30°North-northeast31.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 5 at 12:06:29 AM13°North-northeast32.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 5 at 1:18:16 AM354°North33.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for McMurdo (NZST – New Zealand Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in McMurdo

Eclipse Visibility from McMurdoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Feb 16SolarPartial
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
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