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Flag for Argentina June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Max view in Mar del Plata
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 7:52 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Mar del Plata: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 5:49 AM

Maximum: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 7:52 AM

Ended: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 10:16 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 27 minutes


June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Mar del Plata

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 Mar del Plata. 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 partialMaxMoonset
7:07 AM Jun 47:52 AM Jun 47:57 AM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Mar del Plata on Monday, June 4, 2012

EventTime in Mar del PlataDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 5:49 AM260°West22.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 7:07 AM249°West-southwest8.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximal Eclipse visible in Mar del PlataJun 4 at 7:52 AM243°West-southwest0.6°
The maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Mar del Plata would be around this time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West-southwest for the best view of the eclipse.
MoonsetJun 4 at 7:57 AM242°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 8:03 AM242°West-southwest0.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 8:59 AM233°Southwest10.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 10:16 AM219°Southwest20.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Mar del Plata (ART – Argentina Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Mar del Plata

Eclipse Visibility from Mar del PlataVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2013Apr 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarPenumbral
2015Apr 4LunarPenumbral
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2018Feb 15SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Mar del Plata, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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