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Flag for Australia June 16, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Thursday, June 16, 2011 at 6:12 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Melbourne: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 3:24 AM

Maximum: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 6:12 AM

Ended: Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 9:00 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 36 minutes

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June 16, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Melbourne

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Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Melbourne. 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 partialMaxMoonset
4:22 AM Jun 166:12 AM Jun 167:39 AM Jun 16
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Local times for eclipse in Melbourne on Thursday, June 16, 2011

EventTime in MelbourneDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJun 16 at 3:24 AM276°West46.3°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJun 16 at 4:22 AM267°West35.2°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJun 16 at 5:22 AM259°West23.9°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJun 16 at 6:12 AM252°West-southwest14.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJun 16 at 7:02 AM246°West-southwest5.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
MoonsetJun 16 at 7:39 AM240°West-southwest0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse endsJun 16 at 8:02 AM237°West-southwest2.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Penumbral Eclipse endsJun 16 at 9:00 AM228°Southwest13.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Times are local for Melbourne (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

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

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

Eclipses visible in Melbourne

Eclipse Visibility from MelbourneVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarPartial
Total
2011Jun 16LunarTotal
Total
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
Total
2012Jun 4LunarPartial
Partial
2012Nov 14SolarPartial
Total
2012Nov 28 / Nov 29LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPartial
Partial
2013May 10SolarPartial
Annular
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
Total
2014Apr 29SolarPartial
Annular
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 13SolarPartial
Partial
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Melbourne, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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