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Flag for Australia December 10, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 12:31 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


Sunshine Coast: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 9:33 PM

Maximum: Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 12:31 AM

Ended: Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 3:30 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 56 minutes

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December 10, 2011 – December 11, 2011 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Sunshine Coast

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Sunshine Coast. 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
10:45 PM Dec 1012:31 AM Dec 112:17 AM Dec 11
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Local times for eclipse in Sunshine Coast on Sunday, December 11, 2011

EventTime in Sunshine CoastDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 9:33 PM33°North-northeast32.0°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsDec 10 at 10:45 PM15°North-northeast38.5°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsDec 11 at 12:06 AM352°North39.6°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseDec 11 at 12:31 AM345°North-northwest38.5°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsDec 11 at 12:57 AM338°North-northwest36.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsDec 11 at 2:17 AM319°Northwest27.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsDec 11 at 3:30 AM307°Northwest16.0°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Sunshine Coast (AEST – Australian Eastern Standard Time).

Eclipses visible in Sunshine Coast

Eclipse Visibility from Sunshine CoastVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
Partial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
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 8LunarTotal
Total
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
Total
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
Partial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
Total
2018Jul 28LunarTotal
Total
2019Jul 17LunarPartial
Partial
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