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

Max view in McMurdo
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 11:03 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


McMurdo: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 8:49 PM

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

Ended: Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 1:16 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 27 minutes

Location

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

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 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
10:07 PM Jun 411:03 PM Jun 411:59 PM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in McMurdo on Monday, June 4, 2012

EventTime in McMurdoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 8:49 PM64°East-northeast26.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 10:07 PM44°Northeast29.8°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 11:03 PM30°North-northeast31.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 11:59 PM15°North-northeast32.6°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 5 at 1:16 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
Partial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
Partial
2011Dec 11LunarPenumbral
Total
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Feb 16SolarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
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