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Flag for Australia April 26, 2013 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

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Friday, April 26, 2013 at 6:07 AM

Global Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Launceston: 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


April 26, 2013 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Launceston

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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 Launceston. 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 Launceston on Friday, April 26, 2013

EventTime in LauncestonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 26 at 4:03:40 AM279°West30.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 26 at 5:54:07 AM261°West11.1°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Maximum EclipseApr 26 at 6:07:31 AM259°West8.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 26 at 6:21:03 AM257°West-southwest6.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetApr 26 at 7:00:57 AM251°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 26 at 8:11:24 AM239°West-southwest11.9° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Launceston (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Launceston

Eclipse Visibility from LauncestonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
2011Nov 25SolarPartial
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
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 13SolarPartial
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Launceston, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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