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Flag for Antarctica June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — South Pole, Antarctica (Amundsen-Scott station)

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

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


South Pole: 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

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June 4, 2012 – June 5, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — South Pole

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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 South Pole. 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 South Pole on Monday, June 4, 2012

EventTime in South PoleDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 8:48 PM270°West20.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 9:59 PM270°West20.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 11:03 PM270°West20.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 5 at 12:06 AM90°East20.8°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 5 at 1:18 AM90°East20.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for South Pole (NZST – New Zealand Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in South Pole

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