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Flag for Australia November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Eucla, Western Australia, Australia

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 11:18 PM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Eucla: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 9:00 PM

Maximum: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 11:18 PM

Ended: Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 1:36 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 36 minutes


November 28, 2012 – November 29, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Eucla

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Animation: How the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Looked

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see, as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

9:00 PM Nov 2811:18 PM Nov 281:36 AM Nov 29
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Local times for eclipse in Eucla on Wednesday, November 28, 2012

EventTime in EuclaDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 28 at 9:00:00 PM45°Northeast22.6°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseNov 28 at 11:18:01 PM12°North-northeast36.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 29 at 1:36:00 AM334°North-northwest32.4°
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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