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Flag for Antarctica April 26, 2013 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — McMurdo, Antarctica (McMurdo Station, Ross Island)

Max view in McMurdo
Friday, April 26, 2013 at 8:07 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


McMurdo: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 6:03 AM

Maximum: Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 8:07 AM

Ended: Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 10:11 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 8 minutes

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April 26, 2013 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — McMurdo

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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 McMurdo. There were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covered only a small portion of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
7:54 AM Apr 268:07 AM Apr 268:21 AM Apr 26
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Local times for eclipse in McMurdo on Friday, April 26, 2013

EventTime in McMurdoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 26 at 6:03 AM277°West15.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 26 at 7:54 AM251°West-southwest9.9°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseApr 26 at 8:07 AM248°West-southwest9.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 26 at 8:21 AM245°West-southwest8.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 26 at 10:11 AM220°Southwest4.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to Southwest.
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
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Feb 16SolarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
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