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Flag for Australia December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

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Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 1:31 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Canberra: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 10:33 PM

Maximum: Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 1:31 AM

Ended: Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 4:30 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 56 minutes


December 10, 2011 – December 11, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Canberra

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Canberra. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.

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Phases and Local Times of this Eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
11:45 PM Dec 101:31 AM Dec 113:17 AM Dec 11
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Local times for eclipse in Canberra on Sunday, December 11, 2011

EventTime in CanberraDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 10:33:36 PM34°Northeast22.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 11:45:44 PM18°North-northeast29.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 11 at 1:06:18 AM357°North31.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 11 at 1:31:49 AM350°North30.8°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 11 at 1:57:25 AM344°North-northwest29.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 11 at 3:17:59 AM325°Northwest22.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 11 at 4:30:01 AM311°Northwest13.3°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Canberra (AEDT – Australian Eastern Daylight Time).

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Canberra

Eclipse Visibility From CanberraVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks LikeMax DegreePath of the Eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Jun 6VenusTransit
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
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