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Flag for Australia December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Eucla, Western Australia, Australia

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Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 11:16 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Eucla: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 8:18 PM

Maximum: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 11:16 PM

Ended: Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 2:15 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 56 minutes


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

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Eucla. 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
9:30 PM Dec 1011:16 PM Dec 101:02 AM Dec 11
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Local times for eclipse in Eucla on Saturday, December 10, 2011

EventTime in EuclaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 8:18:36 PM51°Northeast14.1°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 9:30:44 PM38°Northeast24.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 10:51:18 PM19°North-northeast32.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 10 at 11:16:49 PM13°North-northeast34.0°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 10 at 11:42:25 PMNorth34.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 11 at 1:02:59 AM344°North-northwest33.3°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 11 at 2:15:01 AM327°North-northwest27.1°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Eucla (ACWST – Australian Central Western Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Eucla

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