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Flag for Australia June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Cairns, Queensland, Australia

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Monday, June 4, 2012 at 9:03 PM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Cairns: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 6:48 PM

Maximum: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 9:03 PM

Ended: Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 11:18 PM


Duration: 4 hours, 30 minutes

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June 4, 2012 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Cairns

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 Cairns. 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
7:59 PM Jun 49:03 PM Jun 410:06 PM Jun 4
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Local times for eclipse in Cairns on Monday, June 4, 2012

EventTime in CairnsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 6:48 PM108°East-southeast14.2°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 4 at 7:59 PM106°East-southeast30.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseJun 4 at 9:03 PM104°East-southeast44.1°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Partial Eclipse endsJun 4 at 10:06 PM104°East-southeast58.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 4 at 11:18 PM111°East-southeast74.4°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Cairns (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Cairns

Eclipse Visibility from CairnsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarTotal
Total
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
Partial
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
Annular
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarPartial
Total
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
Annular
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