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Flag for Argentina June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Río Grande, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

Max view in Río Grande
Monday, June 4, 2012 at 8:03 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Río Grande: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 5:48 AM

Maximum: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 8:03 AM

Ended: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 10:18 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 30 minutes


June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Río Grande

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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 Río Grande. 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
6:59 AM Jun 48:03 AM Jun 49:06 AM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Río Grande on Monday, June 4, 2012

EventTime in Río GrandeDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 5:48:11 AM276°West30.4°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 6:59:55 AM262°West20.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 8:03:13 AM250°West-southwest11.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 9:06:29 AM239°West-southwest3.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetJun 4 at 9:41:09 AM232°Southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 10:18:16 AM225°Southwest3.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Río Grande (ART – Argentina Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Río Grande.

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

Eclipses visible in Río Grande

Eclipse Visibility from Río GrandeVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 13SolarPartial
2013Apr 25LunarPenumbral
2013May 25LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27 / Sep 28LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 26SolarPartial
2018Feb 15SolarPartial
2018Jul 27LunarTotal
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
2019Jul 16LunarPartial
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