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Flag for Australia April 26, 2013 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Cairns, Queensland, Australia

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Friday, April 26, 2013 at 6:07 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Cairns: Partial Lunar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 4:03 AM

Maximum: Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 6:07 AM

Ended: Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 8:11 AM


Duration: 4 hours, 8 minutes

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April 26, 2013 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Cairns

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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 Cairns. 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
5:54 AM Apr 266:07 AM Apr 266:21 AM Apr 26
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Local times for eclipse in Cairns on Friday, April 26, 2013

EventTime in CairnsDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 26 at 4:03 AM264°West32.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 26 at 5:54 AM257°West-southwest7.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Maximum EclipseApr 26 at 6:07 AM257°West-southwest4.8°
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 6:21 AM256°West-southwest1.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetApr 26 at 6:30 AM255°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 26 at 8:11 AM246°West-southwest22.3° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Cairns (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Cairns

Eclipse Visibility from CairnsVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarTotal
Total
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
Annular
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
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
Note: Click on the date link for details in Cairns, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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