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Flag for Canada November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, Canada

Max view in Cambridge Bay
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 7:33 AM

Global Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Cambridge Bay: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 5:15 AM

Maximum: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 7:33 AM

Ended: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 9:51 AM

Duration: 4 hours, 36 minutes


November 28, 2012 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Cambridge Bay

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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

5:15 AM Nov 287:33 AM Nov 289:51 AM Nov 28
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Local times for eclipse in Cambridge Bay on Wednesday, November 28, 2012

EventTime in Cambridge BayDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 28 at 5:15:00 AM271°West20.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Maximum EclipseNov 28 at 7:33:01 AM301°West-northwest9.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 28 at 9:51:00 AM332°North-northwest1.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Times are local for Cambridge Bay (MST – Mountain Standard Time).

Some of the eclipse is very close to the horizon.

Eclipses visible in Cambridge Bay

Eclipse Visibility from Cambridge BayVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 1SolarPartial
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012May 20SolarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013Oct 18LunarPenumbral
2014Apr 14 / Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8LunarTotal
2014Oct 23SolarPartial
2015Apr 4LunarPartial
2015Sep 27LunarTotal
2016Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2017Feb 10LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 21SolarPartial
2018Jan 31LunarTotal
2019Jan 20 / Jan 21LunarTotal
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